Hilda Holt Beaver
CHAPIN – Hilda Holt Beaver, 95, widow of William Eugene Beaver, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Born on May 5, 1916, in Pratt, Kanawha County, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late J. A. B. Holt and Verna Veazey Holt. She attended East Bank High School, AB from West Virginia Int. Tech, and MA from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She retired from Chapin Complex where she worked with the aging and Meals-On-Wheels. She was an active member of Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church, a member of the Mt. Horeb Dorcas Circle and Loadholdt Bible Class. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend to many. She had great love for her church and the performing arts. Her artwork is displayed throughout the community. She also enjoyed music, herb gardening and her grandchildren.
Mrs. Beaver is survived by her son, William Holt Beaver and his wife, Grace, of Chapin; daughters, Perey B. Riley and her husband, Brown Mitchell Riley of Tubek, Arizona, Rebecca B. McCune of Chapin, and Diana B. Powers of Chapin; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and thirteen great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Beaver was predeceased by her brothers, J. A. B. Holt of Charleston, WV, Veasey Holt of Fort Lauderdale, Fl, and sister, Patty Holt Nuggent of Pratt, WV.
The family of Hilda Beaver offers great appreciation for the kindness expressed to them during their bereavement. Memorials may be made to Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 8, Chapin, SC 29036.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. A private burial will be held with family members in attendance at a later date.
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.