Beatrice Conley, age 79, formerly of Hudson, died Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Mrs. Conley was born in Handshoe, Kentucky on January 4, 1941 to the late Allen and Pearlie (Collins) Patrick. She married Denzil Conley on February 2, 1963 in Clintwood, Virginia. She was employed with Eagle Pitcher in Ashley of 25 years before retiring in 2001. Bea was beloved by many and most certainly loved by her children and family. She faithfully loved her husband and was married to him for 54 years until death separated them on January 2, 2018 when Denzil passed on. Cooking was Bea’s passion and purpose in life. She loved to cook up huge sit-down meals for her family to enjoy. She loved gardening and spending quality time with her children and grandchildren. It was well known by everyone that she was the boss around the house!
Son, Denzil Duane Conley of Hudson.
Son, Dannie Ray Conley of Hudson.
Daughter, Theresa Lynn and Todd Teller of Hudson.
Five granddaughters: Chrystal Conley of Honolulu, Hawaii; Courtney and Dylan Moore of Garrett, Indiana; Brittney Teller of Hudson; Abby Teller of Hudson; and Megan Conley of Wolcottville.
Brother, James and Tina Patrick of South Milford.
Sister, Versie Elliott of Printer, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Denzil; brothers, William Patrick and Madison “Mack” Patrick; and a sister, Bessie Salyers.
A private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Burial will take place at Wright Cemetery near Hudson.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.
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