Bessie Byrd Goss of Covington, GA passed away Wednesday October 3, 2012 at her residence. She was born on July 4, 1931 in Lyndale, GA to Hershel and Zannie Phelgam Byrd. She was a member of Covington Church of God. She was a wonderful wife, mother and was a good hearted person to all. Mrs. Goss is survived by her husband John H. Goss of Covington, Ga; sons Barry Goss of Columbia, SC, Ron Goss of Conyers, Ga; grandchildren Johnny Goss, Andrew Goss, Joshua Goss, Glynna Goss, Rachael Massey, Rembert Oliver; 3 great grandchildren; brother Frank Byrd of Rome, Ga. She is preceded in death by her parents Hershel and Zannie Phelgam Byrd. Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday October 6, 2012 in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with interment in New Covington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday October 5, 2012 from 6:00-8:00PM. Guests may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral Home 11405 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington, GA 30016 (770) 786-7111.