pathway doorOWENSBORO, Ky. (8/8/19) — Beatrice "Bea" Preston, 94 of Owensboro, passed away August 7, 2019. She was born in Grayson County on October 20, 1924 to the late Ireland and Fanny McCormick. Bea was a Charter Member of Masonville Baptist Church. She was a talented quilter, embroiderer and a wonderful cook. She loved spending time with her family, the outdoors and gardening. Bea was outgoing, loved taking care of people and was a U.K. fan. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Estil "Buck" Preston; son, George Preston; sisters, Della Pearl and Gertha Elms and a brother, Elliott McCormick.

Bea is survived by her sons, Edward Glenn Preston and Darrell Blain Preston (Kim); grandchildren, Craig (Amber), Drew (Jessica), Kristi (Josh), Brad (Shadoe), Jessica (Joe), Byron (Ashley); twelve great-grandchildren; brothers, Willie Ray McCormick (Linda), Charles Lee McCormick (Joyce); sisters, Joyce Ann Dennison (Alan), Betty Tyler, and Nelda Taylor.

The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Rosehill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Masonville Baptist Church.

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