Beatrice Susan McGuire LaPrade, 65, of Rocky Mount, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 23, 2013, following a long battle with cancer. She was born February 11, 1948, and was preceded in death by her father, Lewis H. McGuire; stepfather and mother, Clyde and Valera Bobbitt; and sister, Lois Jeanette Bobbitt.
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Surviving are her husband, James E. "Jim" LaPrade; son, Michael B. Agee Jr.; stepdaughter, Marcia Hall and husband Ray; stepson, Steve LaPrade; six stepgrandchildren; four ste-great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Robertson and husband, Marion "Boots", June Cook and husband, Roger; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wendell McGuire and wife, Margaret, Glenn McGuire and wife, Darlene; Beverly Bobbitt and wife, Teri; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; other family members and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, with Pastor Melvin Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, with her family receiving friends 6 to 8 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.
Published in Roanoke Times on July 24, 2013