Beatrice Ann Overholt, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
She was born in Ashland, Ohio, to parents Lloyd and Elizabeth (Hall) Hollingsworth. Bea was a long time resident of Kent. She retired from Kent State University, and was known for her hand painted porcelain ornaments. Bea's biggest passion in life was her love for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Overholt. She is survived by her children: Robert A. (Donna) Overholt of Kent, Susan A. (Dennis) Romanski of Kent, and Linda M. (James) Heimann of Woodsfield. Bea's memory will also be cherished by her grandchildren: Shannon (Tom) Ross, Kristin (William) Groff, Heather Romanski, Jodi (John) Beasley, Matthew (Michelle) McFalls, Curtis Overholt, and Caitlin Overholt, as well as her great-grandchildren: Noah, Patrick, Pierce, Garrett, Hailey, Sydney, and Addyson.
Cremation has taken place and friends will be received on Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 1:00 PM until the 2:00 PM memorial service at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. Private burial will take place on a later date at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.