Bessie Gail Pridgen Gee

October 15, 1974 - July 2, 2022

10/15/1974 - 07/02/2022

Past Services

Wednesday July 06, 2022
Riverside Cemetery
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Wednesday July 06, 2022
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Meherrin Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
519 Meherrin Lane
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
Wednesday July 06, 2022
2:00 pm
Meherrin Baptst Church
519 Meherrin Avenue
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

MURFREESBORO, NC – Bessie Gail Pridgen Gee, age 47, passed away on July 2, 2022, at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice.

Gail was born in Southampton County on October 15, 1974 the daughter of James Franklin and Mary Daughtry Pridgen. Bessie worked as a Customer Service Representative for Rite Aid and helped many as a home health caregiver. She was a lifetime member of Meherrin Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher for 2- & 3-year-olds, along with her mother, for many years and sang in the church choir.

Along with her parents, Gail is survived by her brother, Billy Pridgen and wife, Dawn of Murfreesboro, NC; her special friend, George Dunn of Murfreesboro, NC; two nephews, James Lee Pridgen and wife Chelsea and William R. Pridgen Jr. and wife, Lydia of Murfreesboro, NC; a great nephew, Hunter James Pridgen; an aunt, Lillie Mae Oneal and husband, Billy of Portsmouth, VA; and an uncle, Winston Churchill Daughtry of Ahoskie, NC.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, in the Meherrin Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 1:00 pm until 1:45 pm prior to the celebration of life service in the Church at 2:00 pm. with Rev. John Porter and Rev. Sandy Outlaw officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to the American Cancer Society, 930A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC, 27834; or you may donate online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Gee family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Margo R Howard
1 year ago

I am so sorry to learn of Gail’s passing. Class of 1992 we love you Gail and family. My love to your family.

Jacqueline Long
1 year ago

I’m sending condolences to the Pridgen family. Gail was a very sweet and kind person. I knew her from when she worked at Lowes Foods and the cleaners. I pray that your faith will give you the strength and comfort that you need at this difficult time.

Linda Deloatch
1 year ago

Condolences to Gail’s family .
Sorry for your loss .

Raye Holley
1 year ago

The Holley Family seen there Condolences to the family and keeping you in prayer

Jeff Liverman
1 year ago

I am so sorry to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers are with the Pridgen family. RIP Gail. God Bless

Denise Britton and Steve Terry
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss. Gail was a good friend and provided great care for Stevie’s Dad and his step-mom. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers still.

Rita B Harrison
1 year ago

Gail was a character and I’m so glad I knew her. God Bless the family and know she is flying with the Angels.

Lynn Seal Liverman
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss.

Richard and Ethel Mae Knowles
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family……

Angela Byrd White
1 year ago

Sorry to hear of Gail’s passing my thoughts and prayers are with the family