Ramona Bess, 53, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on September 28, 2019, after a courageous 2 year battle with cancer. She was born March 2, 1966, in Amarillo, Texas, to Pearlie and Samuel Bess, Sr.

Ramona had a vibrant personality and a great sense of humor. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren, and enjoyed hosting family events.

Ramona is survived by her daughters, Tatiana, Kristal, and Judith; grandchildren, Giovanni, Ezra, Safaree, Elah, Nehemiah, and Evan; her siblings, Zelma, Clyde, Wanda, and Tony; friend and father of her children, Jeff; as well as other loving family and many special friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Velma, Sandy, David, and Samuel Jr.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Ramona Carolyn.

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Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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