Georgia M. Bee

Georgia Mae (Hartley) Bee, 87, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at her home, surrounded by members of her family.

Georgia was born on July 11, 1925, the daughter and youngest of 13 children of Milton Lester Hartley and Georgia Vanvlack (Coe) Hartley. On Nov. 21, 1948, she married Paul D. Bee. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She worked for C & P Telephone Company, co-owner of Bee’s Quick Stop in Mineral Wells, and retired as a surgical technician at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, but she loved most being a wife, mother and grandmother. Georgia enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, making beautiful quilts and spending time with her family.

Surviving are four sons, David (Patsy) of Mineral Wells, Danny, Dana (Tonya), and James (Krista), all of Parkersburg; one step-daughter, Markie of Florence, S.C.; 11 grandchildren, Jodi (Neal), Jill (Chris), Clay (Lauriel), Alan (Angela), Amber (Tracey), Josh (Cassie), Nicole, Jeff, Kara, Crystal and Todd; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Dean; daughter-in-law, Donna; and 12 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Dwain Hartley officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Arc of the Mid Ohio Valley, 912 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.

An online guestbook will be available at