Bessie Mae Kiger Newman

March 22, 2020

Bessie May Kiger Newman, 68, of Frankfort, died March 22, 2020 at Homewood Health Campus, Lebanon, Ind.  She was born July 27, 1951 in Clinton County to Frank Spencer & Mary Anna (Griffith) Kiger.

Bessie attended Frankfort schools.  She worked at DelMonte and I65 Rest Park.  She loved her chihuahua dogs.

Visitation and Services

No visitation or services are planned. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Hospital.

Survived by:

Son: Stanley Vaughn (Jennifer) Kiger of Frankfort, 3 Sisters: Betty Kiger Shelton of Michigan, Mary Freeman of Michigan, Judy Kiger of Indianapolis, 4 Grandchildren: Austin (Allison) Kiger & Cheyenne Kiger & Mark Bogan and Bree Bogan, 2 Step-Granddaughters: Tina Newman & Lisa Newman Gates. Friend: Ruby Ambler of Frankfort

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Wanda Kiger Arthur, Jenny Click & Deloris Bray, brother, Charles Franklin “Pete” Kiger and brother-in-law, Tom Freeman.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Bessie Mae Kiger Newman”

  1. Carol Coffman March 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    So sorry to hear about Bessie. She was always so kind to me. Keeping you and her family in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Ruby March 25, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    I’ll miss you always, Sis, give Mom & Dad my love.

  3. Becky Genda Pedigo March 27, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    I went to Southside Elementary with Bessie. She and I played at recess and she came to my house to play and have dinner more than once. She was so nice. I also remember she protected her brother, always!! My thoughts are with her family.

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