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Great missionary goes home

AUSTIN, Tx (BNc) — Bessie O. Hardin Chenault has left this life for the loving embrace of her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. “Well done, thou good and faithful servant!”

Bessie was born in Taylors Falls, Minnesota, on October 11, 1919, to Frederick and Bergine Hobart. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, class of 1941, and taught English at Maynard High School until 1943 when she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps. She was later selected to be an officer and after completion of Officer Candidate School at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. Read more