Beatrice Meredith

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Beatrice Meredith, "Mama Bea", left this life to be received into the welcoming arms of our loving Father on May 20, 2014. Bea was born on August 13, 1921, in Hemphill, Texas, to J.B. and Nettie King. Bea dedicated herself to raising her three boys Bill, Gene, and Burke. She was active for many years in the PTA and little league, and after her boys were grown she worked and retired from BISD. She prided herself on a clean house and an immaculate yard. She was also an excellent cook and loved to cook for her family and friends. She was famous for her homemade pies. She loved to crochet and make gifts for others. Bea was a member of First Baptist Loeb of Lumberton and loved being a part of the Young at Heart Group. Her home for the last four years was Summer Place where she met many new friends and could always be found at the bingo table. Bea is survived by her son Bill and his wife De'Esta of The Woodlands, TX, son Burke and his wife Donna of Beaumont, TX, daughter in law Peggy Meredith of Lumberton, TX, nine grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. Bea is preceded in death by her son Gene Meredith of Lumberton. Thank you to Summer Place for the wonderful care and love she received. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m Friday, May 23rd, at Farmers Funeral Home in Silsbee, Texas. Funeral services was at 12:00 p.m Saturday, May 24 at Farmers Funeral Home in Silsbee, Texas. The burial will follow in Hemphill, Texas.
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