Beatrice Ann Waddell

November 13, 1928 ‒ December 22, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Beatrice Ann Waddell, age 79, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday December 22, 2007 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Beatrice was born November 13, 1928 in Mount Vernon to David and Florence (Metcalf) Neighbarger and was a 1947 graduate of Galion High School.

Beatrice enjoyed many hobbies but her favorites were photography, scrap booking and music. She loved to write songs and had entertained the residences of several local nursing homes on many occasions.

Left behind to cherish Beatrice’s memory are her high school sweetheart and husband of 59 years David H. Waddell; her daughter Lorna Alene (James E.) Kramer of Mount Vernon; her son Gaylen A. Waddell of Mount Vernon; her foster daughter Colleen (Roy) Schuman of Mesa, Arizona; two grandchildren Marcie Lyn Cantu and David William Kramer; and four great grandchildren James E. Cantu, Robert A. Cantu, Richard A. Cantu and Kyra Lyn Kramer. Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Earl Neighbarger.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 PM at the funeral home and burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Memorial contributions can be made to Life Outreach International, 1801 West Euless Blvd., Euless, Texas 76040.

To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com