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Beatrice D. (Reed) Stack


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Beatrice D. (Reed) Stack Obituary
Beatrice D.(Reed) Stack, of Champion, Texas, passed away Saturday evening, December 10, 2016, at her home following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 86 years old.
Due to a clerical error, Bea celebrated two birthdays every year: August 20, 1930, the day recorded on her birth certificate, and Sept 7, which was the day she was born according to her mother. She was born in Hobart, Oklahoma, and spent most of her adult life in Vinita, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Omer Austin and Alta Mae Reed, of Vinita, Oklahoma. She married Harris Jackson "Joe" Stack of Columbia, South Carolina, on February 15, 1959. She worked as a dental assistant for several years in Vinita before her marriage. She and her husband lived in Barber's Point, Hawaii, until his retirement from the Navy, then moved with him to Jacksonville, Florida, until returning to Vinita, Oklahoma, where she worked in the County Assessor's office for 20 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Vinita. In 2001, she moved to Champion, Texas, to be near her grandchildren. She was a member of Champion Baptist Church for 15 years and served as church clerk and co-teacher of the Ladies' Sunday School Class. She volunteered as a Monday Angel and weekend hostess at the Samaritan House in Colorado City for over 10 years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, and collecting bells.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol Parsons and husband Bruce, of Champion, Texas; Margaret Glass and husband Frank, of Pelham, Alabama; a sister, Dorothy Pippin, of Skiatook, Oklahoma; two brothers, Conaly Reed and wife Alice, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, and Dale Reed of Glendale, Arizona; grandchildren Douglas and Jennifer Parsons of Tyler; William Parsons and fiancé Sarah Wells of Plano; Richard and Kayla Parsons of San Angelo; Joanna Parsons and her "future fiancé," Jascha Baugbog, of San Marcos; step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alta and Omer Reed, one sister, Peggy (Reed) Ginnings, and her husband, Harris Jackson Stack, who died on December 28, 1992.
The family wishes to thank the gracious love and care given Bea in the last six months of her life by the nurses, care givers, chaplain, and others of Kindred Hospice of Lubbock.
Funeral services will be at Champion Baptist Church 3217 FM 2319 Roscoe, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home, Wednesday, December 14, at 10:00 AM. with Reverend Bruce Parsons officiating. Family visitation will be at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater Tuesday, December 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Burial will take place at Champion Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the Deacons of the Champion Baptist Church.
If you wish to make a memorial donation, the family suggests the Samaritan House, 1325 Westpoint, Colorado City, TX 79512, or the building fund of Champion Baptist Church, 3217 FM 2319, Roscoe, TX 79545. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Dec. 13, 2016
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