“I knew Beth at Lynchburg College....she went by Beth there. I carried her from Bedford to LC our junior year of college in a Volkswagon beetle (wheel chair and all)! She was a brave and determined young woman. She wanted her degree and struggled physically to get it. She was at LC before handicapped requirements went into effect. She would pull herself up the stairs to get to here space in the drama office. From there she managed to get to her classes with the help of fellow students. I...
“I was privileged to be friends with Beth while we attended Virginia Western. We were both planning on majoring in history. She was a delightful person. My sympathy to her family.
“I am happy that Beth and I became friends. She was a lovely lady that I enjoyed knowing. My sympathy to her family and friends.
“Beth was a long time friend and I will miss her greatly She was an example to me as I have dealt with my own disability. She triumphed over her
limitations with grace, dignity, hope and beauty. We shared a faith in our Lord. I can say with no doubt that one day we will pick up our friendship in Heaven. Love and prayers for Gret and Mahlon as they endure their
“Beth was a good friend of my father, Bill Weston. Although he had moved to Florida and was no longer able to play bridge with Beth, they kept in touch regularly. We will both miss her!
“I will never forget Mrs. McGavock she was strong young women.
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Elizabeth Ward (Beth)(Bess) McGavock, 66, of Roanoke, died at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Sunday, September 15, 2013. She was predeceased by her parents, James H. McGavock and Lorene Ward McGavock Wade. She is survived be a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret "Gret" Kidd and...Read More