Bessman, Thomas E. d. 27 Jun 1928 57 yrs. R 4 S 173
  Bessman, Thomas E. On Wednesday, June 27, 1928, at 2 o'cloc p.m., at George Washington Hospital, Thomas E., beloved husband of Virgie Prender bessman. Funeral from Nevius' funeral parlors, 924 New York ave. n.w., Friday morning at 9 o'clock, thence to St. Matthew's Church.. Interment at Congressional Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited.  
  Bessman, Virginia E. d. 9 Aug 1958 91 yrs. R 4 S 173
  Bessman, Virginia E. On Saturday, August 9, 1958, at her residence 2027 No. Stafford st., Arlington, Va., Virginia E. Bessman, wife of the late Thomas E. Bessman, aunt of Mrs. Edith Clark, Mrs. Frederica Haas, Mrs. Dorothy Harper, Mrs. Eleanor Dorsey and Edward Pender. Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home, 4th st. and Massachusetts ave. ne. where services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. Interment in Congressional Cemetery.