BEAT, BARBRA EMBREY, 75, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.
Barbra was a very active member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, a graduate of Indiana University and a member of Pi Beta Phi, formerly worked at Ten Broeck Hospital.
Barbra was preceded in death by her parents, James Lewis and Helen Marie Embrey; brother, James Lewis Embrey Jr.; and son, James Gregory Bennett.
She is survived by her loving husband, Norman J. Beat; daughter, Dr. Beth Bennett (Scott Hood); grandson, Scott Bennett Hood; stepdaughters, Teresa Ward (Bobby) and Rosetta Brumback; two step-grandchildren; and six step great-grandchildren.
Her Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday July 22, 2013 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with entombment in Kraft Graceland Cemetery to follow. Visitation will be Sunday 2 to 6 p.m. at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Rd. East Louisville.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Little Sister's of the Poor, the WHAS Crusade for Children or the
Published in The Courier-Journal from July 20 to July 22, 2013