Beatrice Deweese

Beatrice Bernice Deweese

Wednesday, June 9th, 1920 - Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Beatrice Bernice Deweese, 99, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Born in Macon Co, she was the daughter of the late Grady and Annie Bryant Wilkes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Cornell Deweese; two brothers, Herman and Clifton Wilkes and two sisters, Leona Wilkes and Frances Passmore. Beatrice was the oldest active member of Burningtown Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sisters, Eugenia Dills of Franklin and Kay Houston (Mike) of Highlands and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1st in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Jim Kinard and Rev. Charles Stevens will officiate. Burial will be in the Burningtown Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 31st at Macon Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Burningtown Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Eddie Simonds, 279 Edwards Rd, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Macon Funeral Home
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 1:00pm
    Macon Funeral Home
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 |
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020
    Burningtown Baptist Cemetery
    204 Burningtown Baptist Church Road
    Franklin, NC 28734
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Loretta Wolfer

Posted at 08:48am
I sure will miss her. She was our "Aunt". Not by blood, but by love. Rest peacefully Miss Bea.

Linda Dills

Posted at 08:56pm
One of the Sweetest Ladies I have ever know. My heart is broken.

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