GALLIPOLIS — Beatrice "Bea" Biars, 76, of Gallipolis, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 17, 1937, in Mason County, W.Va., the daughter of the late Guy and Gertrude Luckeydoo Pullins. She was married to Christopher "Junior" Biars for 57 years and he survives her. Bea was a retired manager for Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Surviving are her husband, Junior Biars, of Gallipolis; seven children, Bill (Joyce) Biars, Pete (Jackie) Biars, Melvin (Jo) Biars, Ralph (Sharon) Biars, Paul Biars and Charlie (Brenda Greene) Biars, all of Gallipolis, and Tammy (Brian Williams) Biars of Letart, W.Va; nine grandchildren, Jeremy Webb, Chris Biars, Eric Biars, Crystal (David) Camp, Dustin Biars, Nathan Biars, Aaron Addis, Trevor Addis and Adam (AJ) Addis; four great grandchildren, Caitlin, Logan, Landon and Leighton Camp; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Joe Pullins; a grandson, Charlie Addis; a daughter-in-law, Joan Biars; and brothers and sisters Arthur "Duke" Pullins, Marie Fridley, Pearl Cougor, Esta Hudson, Jamie Pullins and Linda Beaver.
Services will be 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Wiseman officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
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