Octavia Elizabeth Beisch, 96, of Taylor, Arkansas, formerly of Athens died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at the Lifecare Hospital in Shreveport.
Octavia was born April 2, 1916 in Sherman, Texas to the late William Tomas and Molly (Woods) Bigbie. She was a member of the New Sarepta Baptist Church and the Eastern Star. She enjoyed quilting and loved to play dominos.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Willie Walter Beisch and 13 siblings.
She is survived by her two sons, John Allen Beisch and wife, Jo Ann of Texarkana, Arkansas and Donald Lee Beisch and wife, Mary Kay of Shongaloo; and special granddaughter, Katie Elizabeth Beisch of Springhill.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, January 2) at Lewis Chapel with Bro. Marty Wright officiating. Burial followed at 3 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Gilmer, Texas under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Springhill. Visitation was Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Summit Health and Rehabilitation Center and the staff at Willis Knighton Lifecare Hospital for the kind and compassionate care they provided to Octavia and family.
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