Bernice Beatty

Bernice Beatty

Bernice "Bea" Beatty

-Loving Wife and Mother-

Bea Beatty, of Medford, Ore., passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at RVMC.

Bea was born in Hardeman, Mo., on June, 30, 1923. During WWII she worked assembling aircraft and then spent many years of doing hospital volunteer work.

She belonged to the Eagles Lodge and the Star Promenaders Square Dance Club, enjoyed oil painting, ceramics, taking day trips, and faithfully attended First Presbyterian Church.

Bea is survived by her husband, Wayne; son and daughter-in-law, John and Mo Kavan (Roseburg); three granddaughters, Amber Burke, Rachel Kavan, and Beth Ann Talley; brother, Ken Boettcher (all Calif. residents); nephew, Bob Bell; and niece, Carol Opegaard.

Funeral services will be held at Perl Funeral Home on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. A reception following will be at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Rd., Medford.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to RVMC Foundation, 2600 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, OR 97504

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