Beatrice Ann Dickey, 44, died on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, after being beaten at home in Plant City. Dickey, who was born in Star Lake, N.Y., was executive director of the Office of Business Affairs for the Polk County Sheriff's Office. She was the highest ranking civilian member at the sheriff's office. Dickey was a graduate of Kathleen High School, University of Central Florida, and Troy University. She leaves two children and two stepchildren.