12/25/05 — BESSIE BEATY

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Nov. 12, 1906-Dec. 14, 2005

WINSTON-SALEM -- Bessie Lee Beaty, 99, died Wednesday, Dec. 14.

She taught school in Duplin County for over 40 years and, during retirement, served as a substitute teacher in the Forsyth County School System. A native of York County, S.C., she was the daughter of John and Anna Beaty. She graduated from Winston-Salem Teachers College and did post graduate work at Hampton Institute and New York University.

Her survivors include two sisters, Nannie Gunning and Teretha Millner; one brother, William Beaty;

The funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 17, at 1 p.m. at Goler Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial was on Sunday, Dec. 18, at Liberty Hill A.M.E. Zion Church in Lake Wylie, S.C.

Russell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Published in Obituaries on December 25, 2005 2:13 AM