Ann Coleman Hess, 79, of Forest, died Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Lynchburg General Hospital.  She was born in Bedford on August 3, 1942, a daughter of the late John DeWitt Coleman and Rachel Hensley Coleman.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Hess, two sons, Randy Hess and Daniel Hess; brother, Jack Coleman, sister, Mary Bryant;  She is survived by her sons, Charles Hess (Bettie), James Hess (Tami) and John Hess (Lynn); her grandchildren, Kim, Eric, John Jr., J.D., Daniel and Justin; brother, Allen Coleman; sister-in-law, Diane Coleman; Six step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Lebanon Methodist Church, 4565 New London Rd. Forest, Virginia 24551 with Rev. Ron Davidson officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday July 20, 2022 at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, Bedford. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.