Beatrice Hennessee McFarland, 89

Born: Sat., Apr. 12, 1930
Died: Wed., Mar. 25, 2020


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Mrs. Beatrice Hennessee McFarland, 89, of Ellenboro, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Beacon Place in Greensboro.
She was the widow of Guy McFarland, and a daughter of the late Will and Manilla Hunt Hennessee. She was also preceded in death by her son, Phillip Keith McFarland; her brother, Dewey Hennessee; and her sister, Margaret Vincent. Beatrice was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and worked for many years as a vending hostess at the J.C. Cowan plant for Scott Vending Company.
She is survived by her son, Gary McFarland and wife Pam, of Whitsett; her brother, Hugh Hennessee of Shallotte; her 4 grandchildren, Beth Cooke, Megan Burhenn, Jamie McGinnis, and Mark McFarland; a great grandchild, Georgia Rae McGinnis; her daughter-in-law, Janice McFarland of Ellenboro; and her sisters-in-law, Susie Hennessee of Sunshine, and Sylvia McFarland of Mooresville.
A Private Graveside Service will be held in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Beatrice will lie in state at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home from 11 am until 4 pm Friday, March 27, 2020 for friends who would like to come by and sign the register book.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, PO Box 633, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or Beacon Place, 2502 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.
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Georgia morris
   Posted Thu March 26, 2020
To ALL of the family: She was such a nice, sweet lady! I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts, love and prayers.

Cheryl Ramsey
   Posted Fri March 27, 2020
I worked with Bea at the Cowan Plant. She was such a sweet lady.

Bo & Bette Jo Lowery
   Posted Fri March 27, 2020
We have known Bea for several years. She was a dear friend and had such a kind heart. Please know that the family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Bo & Bette Jo Lowery

Judy Dycus Mott
   Posted Fri March 27, 2020
Gary and Pam, I am so sorry to hear about this, especially during this trying time. I know it is very difficult for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ben, Betty and Bart Womack
   Posted Fri March 27, 2020
Gary, Pam Just letting you know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. I am sure its even harder on you with the virus situation.

Reid & Margaret Helton, Steven & Tiffany Helton, Wes Helton
   Posted Sat March 28, 2020
The Helton family will miss our sweet neighbor! Having lived "just down the road" from Mrs. McFarland for many years, we will always fondly remember seeing her doing her daily walks; she "power walked" long before anyone used that term! She cherished her family, and our prayers are with you. May you find comfort in special memories and in God's unfailing grace!

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