Beasley, Bernice McWhorter (Ringgold)

Friday, August 17, 2018
Bernice McWhorter Beasley, 87, of Ringgold, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was a life-long resident of Ringgold, where she was a member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church. Mrs. Beasley was the Catoosa County Elections superintendent for many years. She and her husband were former owners of Ringgold Motor Company for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond Beasley.

Survivors include her daughters, Robbie (Mike) Leonard and Teresa (Scott) Collison; and grandchildren, Erin (Elliot) Cleveland, Ray (Liza) Collison and Rob Collison.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Ringgold United Methodist Church, with Pastor John Whatley officiating. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share condolences with the family and view memorial tribute.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ringgold United Methodist Church, 7484 Nashville Street, Ringgold, GA 30736.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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