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Martha "Bea" Beatrice (Woolsey) KeithMarch 24, 1929 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 88)
Martha "Bea" Beatrice Keith, 88, a Prineville resident, passed away on Monday June 19, 2017 at her daughters home surrounded by family. A Graveside service will be held at the Burns Cemetery (430 W Monroe Street) at 1:00 pm on Saturday June 24, 2017. A no host reception will be held at Glory Day's Pizza in Burns, following the service. Officiating will be Pastor Clyde Smalling, of Prineville Praise and Worship Center.
Bea was born on March 24, 1929 to John Cornelius and Ruby Lee (Spencer) Woolsey in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma. She married Jay T. Keith on July 06, 1946 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. They were married until his passing on December 27, 2003. The couple settled in Burns, Oregon in 1948 then moved to Prineville in 1997.
Bea was a homemaker enjoying cooking and gardening, and was known for her outstanding crochet needlework. She enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with family, hunting, fishing and camping. Bea had resided at the Carriage Place Senior Living for the last three and a half years of her life, enjoying her friends there and two of her favorite activities; Bingo and Scrabble.
She was proceeded in death by her parent's, three brother's and two sister's.
She is survived by her son, Dennis (Cindy) Keith, daughters; Sandra (Tim) Erickson, Carolyn Englestadter, Julia (Ken) Sexton, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in Bea Keith's name through Whispering Pines Funeral Home at 3168 NE 3rd Street Prineville, Oregon 97754 (541)416-9733. www.whisperingpinesfh.com - firstname.lastname@example.org