Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Wooster – Belva Mae Bee, 91, of Wooster passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Danbury Woods Assisted Living.
She was born March 18, 1927 in Polemic Run, West Virginia, the daughter of Elrige and Elizabeth Whytsell Rose.
She had been a machine operator at International Paper from 1954-1989. Belva was also a homemaker, quilter and seamstress. She attended the Church of the Cross United Methodist Church of Wooster.
Surviving are her children, Linda (Stephen) Owendoff of Chagrin Falls, Judy (Steven) Crites of Wooster and Roger Olas (Jane Hilty) of Apple Creek; grandchildren, Brian (Emily) Owendoff of Portland Oregon, Michael (Christina) Owendoff of Chagrin Falls, Peter (Lisa) Owendoff of Cincinnati, Meredith (Brian) Sonby of Chagrin Falls, Mark (Kathy) Crites of Jeromesville, Amy (Jorn) Crites Baxstrom of Wooster, William (Bobbie) Bee of Jacksonville, North Carolina and Kristan Bee Banks of Jeffersonville, Indiana; 14 great-grandchildren and a brother Jack (Neva) Rose of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Olas J. Bee in 1976 and her siblings, Dolly (Edgar) Cutlip, Lillian (Gerald) Robinson, Dale (Lura) Rose, Dana (Mary) Rose, Daisy (John) Hackworth, Harley D. (Nina) Rose, Dixie (Don) Brobst and Delcie (Tony) Lukehart.
Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the Noon service on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Church of the Cross United Methodist Church, 5100 Cleveland Rd., Wooster with the Rev. Kriss Patt officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or the Alzheimer's Assoc., 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson, OH 44236
Friday, March 1, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Church of the Cross United Methodist at noon