Beverly "Bebe" Andrews Penfield, age 84 passed away on July 15, 2014. She was predeceased by her parents Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Gayleon Andrews (Kate McNabb), her husband of 46 years, Willis E. Penfield, Jr.; and her sister Kate "Sissy" Andrews Russell. Bebe was a lovely and caring person who was devoted to her family. Although she was stricken with MS at the age of 26, which resulted in periods of time from then on, where she was unable to walk, Bebe and Willis raised three children in a home full of love and laughter where friends and family were always warmly welcomed.
They were also the proud grandparents of three grandsons and were very involved in their lives. Bebe was known for her fantastic memory and beautiful, gracious, loving spirit. She will be greatly missed.
Bebe is survived by her children, Beverly Penfield Westfall (Pearce), Willis E. Penfield, III (Pat), and Elizabeth Penfield Ryan; grandsons, James Pearce Westfall (Shea), Jonathan Penfield Ryan and Patrick Andrew Ryan; her brother Thomas Gayleon Andrews, Jr. (Milbrey) and her sister in law Marcia Penfield Little (Ken) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Reception honoring Bebe will be on Sunday, July 20th from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Ridout's Valley Chapel in Homewood. Graveside services will be on Monday, July 21st at 11:00 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery.
The family request in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bebe Penfield to the M.S. Society or your favorite charity.
Arrangements under the direction of Ridout's Valley Chapel, Homewood, AL.