November 6, 1935 ~ January 16, 2022

Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Bessie P. AllisonĀ  age 86, gained her angel wings in the early morning of Sunday January 17,2022. Bessie a life long resident of Indianapolis, was the daughter of Richard and Marie Kocher (both deceased). She was also preceded in death by her brother Dick Kocher, and is survived by her other brother Jim Kocher. Beloved mother to Richard allison and Rhonda Allison; Grand mother to six , Christopher Richardson, Veronica Richardson, Andrea Richardson, Samantha Richardson, Jessica Allison, and Joshua Richardson. Great-grandmother to five , Lilee, Joseph, Silas, Lincoln, and Madilynn.

Bessie was previously married to Richard Allison (deceased) she leaves behind many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly. Bessie held many job titles in her lifetime, foremost that of a mother.

Early on she was a sales person ,and seasonally dressed as the easter bunny for a downtown department store. She was co-owner of the Hop & Stop markets on the west side of Indianapolis. She was also owner/operator of the Quality Auction Barn. Bessie was also a security guard , and a DominosĀ  pizza delivery driver. She eventually retired from her state held position at the IRP.

Services will be held on Thursday January 27th at Legacy Cremation Funeral Services, located at 1604 W. Morris, with visitation from 2p.m. – 4p.m. and services at 4p.m.


Visitation: January 27, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

Funeral Service: January 27, 2022 4:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Miss Bessie was a patient that i got to greet for several weeks with her Son Richard for Physical Therapy. She always told me she was cold. I would help her put on her jacket or i would go and get her a blanket, to place around her, to keep warm while she waited for her physical therapist to come and get her. She always waved bye to me when she was finished with her session. She & Richard were a pair. She will dearly be missed.
    Nichelle Jordan-Wilson @IU Health Neuro Rehab front desk.

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