Beatrice (Honey) Garrett, 84, of Freedom was called home to reside in her heavenly home on Friday July 6, 2019 in Heritage Valley Medical Center, Beaver, PA.
Beatrice was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi on July 8, 1934 to the late Willie and Ethel McCoy.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, father and grandfather John Garrett Jr., her parents, three brothers Jocephus McCoy, Cornelius (Alex) McCoy, Jerry McCoy and 2 sisters Gloria (Jeannie) Tucker, Donna McCoy, a step-mother Mary McCoy, a step-son John Douglas and her daughter Regina (Gee Gee) Garrett, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
She was a member of the Jolly Timer’s bowling league. She was a successful sales representative of Avon cosmetics. She was an avid cook and baker in which she was known for her delicious fried chicken and macaroni and cheese. She won an oven in a baking contest for her superior baking skills. For many years, on Saturdays, all the neighborhood girls would be at her home to get their hair done for Sunday school.
Beatrice leaves to cherish her memories a sister Marjorie (James) Strickland (Aliquippa, PA), a son Wendell McCoy (Beaver, PA.), 6 daughters, Teresa Thompson (Freedom, PA), Rena (Tom) Epperson (Freedom, PA), Ethel Garrett (Baden, PA), Debbie Garrett (Rochester, PA), Jackie Laster (Beaver Falls, PA), Beverly Cordes (Chapel Hill, NC). 15 Grandchildren, 53 great- grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Internment National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA
Viewing will be held on Friday, July 12th from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., and 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 13th, 2019 followed by her Home going service at 1:00 p.m.; at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA