Willie Beatrice (Granny Bea) Humphrey
By Sparta Live | March 31, 2010 12:00 am
Willie Beatrice (Granny Bea) Humphrey, 87, of Sparta, passed away March 29, 2010, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Mrs. Humphrey was born March 15, 1923, in White County, to Everette and Effie Wright.
She was a homemaker and mother to all.
Mrs. Humphrey was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest Thurman (Speck) Humphrey; five brothers; and four sisters.
Survivors include her three sons, Gwen, Allen and wife Lena, Danny, all of Walling; one brother, Robert Wright, of Walling; one sister, Opal Wood, of Walling; five grandchildren, Wade Humphrey, Terri White, Jessica Williams, all of Walling, Christy Dowdy, of Sparta; Lola Hasting, of Atlanta; nine great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and many others who loved Granny Bea.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., April 1, 2010, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. Bro Frank Randolph and Bro. Garry McBride will officiate. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m., March 31, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.