Beatrice Virginia Trace, 83, passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side, on March 19, 2012. Born on June 7, 1928, in Raleigh, NC, she was the daughter of the late Mark Wayne and Dora Davenport Leary. She enjoyed cooking for and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her seven loving children, John Wesley Trace, Jr., Mark Wayne Trace, Eva Virginia Cox, Gordon Thomas Trace, William Irvin Trace, Edna Ann Powell, and Lisa Lynn Trace; sister, Helen Parker; brother, Carlton Leary; twenty-five grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Besides her parents, Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Trace; son, Steven; three sisters; and two brothers.
A graveside service will be held on a date to be determined at the Veterans Cemetery off of Cemetery Road, Hampton, VA 23669.
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I LOVE YOU GRANDMA
Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and you family.
Ronnie and Jill Mikus
My dearest grandma, i love you so very much, you were my one and only grandma. I can still hear your sweet voice in my ear, but I now know you are in a better place, with a a new body with grandpa. I am so blessed you were my grandmother no one could have done a better job. I love you
May we all be as strong as you were, may we all have the love for family as you had, you were and always will be in our hearts. R.I.P we love you!!
This is one of Bea’s neighbors ( Karrie ) but everyone calls me lilbit.I just wanted to say im sorry for the passingof ur mother,sister,grandmother.Im sure she love u all.She was a great friend and neighbor always with a smiling face and a cheerful heart.My prayers and thoughts with you in time of need. your friend,lilbit
Where do I even Start off at. I love you so much and I miss you so much. I have completed a small life journey. I wish you were physically here to see it. I wonder sometimes why you showed me so much love and attention. Well me and Holly. Grandma I really miss you. I remember all the joy and laughter you brought to me. My mom miss you each day. Anyways rest well gram. I love you lots.