Beatrice A. HowesDecember 10,2012Beatrice A. Howes
HYDEVILLE — Beatrice Alice Howes, age 101, died Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Misty Heather Morn Community Care Home in Hydeville.
Mrs. Howes was born March 30, 1911, in Hubbardton. She received her education in Hubbardton and graduated from Sheldon’s School of Cosmetology in Burlington and became a licensed cosmetologist in 1948. She owned and operated Bea’s Beauty Shop in Poultney for many years and later owned and operated Bea’s Beauty Shop in Fair Haven, retiring in 1993.
Mrs. Howes was predeceased by two sons, Clayton Jennings and Donald Jennings; three daughters, Joyce Jennings Sabourin, Barbara Jennings Rogers and Marjorie Jennings; two brothers, John Kilburn and Henry Kilburn; a sister, Agnes Hesselton; five of her grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is survived by a special great-granddaughter, Angela Woodbury, and a special great-great-granddaughter, Kaylie-Ann Flannigan, both of Castleton, 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her beloved cat, Teenie. A special thank-you goes to Bernard Woodbury and Fran Tice for their care for Granny.
As per Mrs. Howes’ wishes, there will be no funeral service or visiting hours. Burial will take place in the family plot in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon is handling the arrangements.
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