She was conceived June 30, 1927, to Reverend Joseph Alston and Ruth Goldsby-Alston, in Gurdon, Ark., and was the third of seven youngsters. Bessie got her formal instruction in Fordyce, Ark., going to Dallas County Training School and procuring the recognized respect of valedictorian of her senior class in 1946. While in Fordyce, she met Robert McNeal. Robert and Bessie were joyfully hitched March 1946. They started assembling their family while dwelling in Arkansas. Bessie and Robert migrated to Las Vegas a couple of years after marriage, where she encouraged her training in medicinal services while likewise filling in as a maid at the Desert Inn Resort. Bessie and Robert kept on developing their adoring family, raising a sum of seven youngsters.
Bessie committed her life to raising her family and loaning some assistance to others. She picked a profession as a cardiovascular technologist, resigning from University Medical Center a 27 faithful years of the administration. While there, she constructed a huge learning of uncommon methodology. Bessie’s devotion her profession was as solid as her adoration for her family. With her faithful drive for brilliance, Bessie built up herself as both a pioneer and coach over the valley. Bessie was an enthusiastic, cherishing, gifted lady who put extraordinary accentuation on the estimation of training and positively affecting society. She wanted to invest energy around family and took awesome pride in her grandchildren and extraordinary grandchildren. Some of her numerous side interests included perusing, planting, cooking, sewing and broad voyaging.