Beatrice Nesbitt Marlow

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Beatrice Nesbitt Marlow, 101, of Fairview died peacefully at home Friday, August 12, 2016 while surrounded by her family and friends. Mrs. Marlow was born November 5, 1914 to the late Roy and Dora Nesbitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Herman Marlow, a son, Luther and his wife Rosalind, and a daughter-in-law Louise. Mrs. Marlow was one of eight children. She was preceded in death by a brother, Garland Nesbitt and sisters Irene Lytle, Edith Marlowe, Dorothy Grant, Martha Marlow and Virginia Lytle. She has one surviving brother, Guy Nesbitt and a brother-in-law, Gene Lytle. Missing their mother are her sons, Bobby Marlowe and wife Sharon, Ray Marlowe and wife Louise (deceased), Sidney Marlow and wife Linda, David Marlowe, and her daughter Judy Marlowe Quinones and husband Mike. Though she was known as Mamaw and Aunt Bea to all, she has 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews, who were are all the love of her life. Mrs. Marlow was retired from C.P. Clare at the age of 75 after 33 years of service. She was a lifetime member of Nesbitt's Chapel UMC, where she enjoyed serving with the Mission Building team. Her service took her to Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Jamaica. Mrs. Marlow, a lifetime avid reader loved to work in her flower gardens. She enjoyed baking and was known for her delicious homemade cakes and candies. She also enjoyed weekly shopping and lunch outings with the women of the church. Funeral services will be held Monday August 15 at Nesbitt's Chapel UMC at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nesbitt's Chapel Church or to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. The family would like to thank her special friend and caregiver, Amanda Nesbitt for her love and care for Mom. We also would like to thank Hospice for their care and support. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. My Mamaw Bea was the strongest, sweetest, generous, funny, faithful, and most blessed woman I have ever known. As a child, I remember her coming to our house for our birthdays, going to her house on Friday nights and spending the night (we got to eat spaghettios and eat ‘good cereal’, while Mamaw ate a grapefruit with sugar on top), singing or humming all the time, her wonderful cooking that I cannot recreate, her love of God, her love of her family and friends. I miss her dearly, but she was ready to meet her Heavenly Father and reunite with my Papaw Herman (whom I never got to meet) as well as her family and friends who have preceded her. She is now a beautiful Angel shining down on all of us. I love you Mamaw!

  2. A lady whose roots ran deep in Fairview soil. Such a legacy we should all wish for. My deepest sympathy to the family.

  3. Ray I’m sorry to hear about your Mom passing. I remember her and your Dad coming in the A&P when you and me worked there. May God give you peace during this time. Take care my friend.

  4. Ray I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I know how special she was to you and your family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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