Claudia Beatrice “Bea” Rogers, 74 of Bridgeport, passed away on Sept. 6, 2020 in Macedonia, surrounded by family.
Bea was born on April 19, 1946 to Claude Rosser Holder and Freddi B. Estelle “Sissy” Holder. Bea married Randy Ray Phillips and had two daughters, Crystal Renae Siniard and Teresa Kay Phillips.
She was preceded in death by her mother, father and husband; sister, Patsy Ann Cooper; brothers, Charles William “C.W.” Holder, Floyd Lester Holder, Harold Junior Holder, Johnny Rayford Holder and Kenneth Edward Holder.
To cherish her memory remains, her sister, Brenda Fay Mankin; daughters, Crystal (Jeff) Siniard and Teresa Philllips; grandchildren, Jonathan Craig Cornelison, James Anthony Whitehead, Tiffany Renae Whitehead, Heather Nichole (Mark) Boyanton, Dakota Ray (Jade) Phillips and Christopher Ross Beckler; step grandchildren, Nathaniel Ryan Siniard, Hannah Paige (Tyler) Kelleher, Grace Isabella Siniard and Graham Hall Siniard; great grandchildren, Randi Lewis Boyanton, Cardin Anthony Whitehead, Breanna Rayland Boyanton, Kaylyn Renae Whitehead and Alaiia KaLillie Phillips and a host of nieces and nephews.
Beatrice attended Bridgeport High School and was the only one of eight children to graduate. Immediately after graduation she went to work at Dover Mills in Pisgah.
She was later employed by R&R Hosiery and Beaulieu of America until she retired. After retirement she held small jobs, volunteered in community events and watched her grandchildren.
Over the course of her life, Beatrice was a dedicated mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She never missed a graduation, awards ceremony, sporting event, practices, prom, weddings, birthdays or any event no matter how small.
She remained active by playing ball in the yard with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the best mother, grandmother and friend we could have ever been blessed with.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will only be a graveside service Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at Davistown Cemetery at 4 p.m.
Family and friends are welcome, but we understand if you choose not to attend. We would like to thank you for your respect and prayers during this time and ask everyone to please practice social distancing at the cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Scottsboro Funeral Home.