October 13, 1961 - July 16, 2018
Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Passman, age 56 and a lifelong resident of the Bonner Creek Community, died Monday July 16, 2018 following an automobile accident. Beth graduated from Franklinton High School in 1979 and later was trained in office systems at Sullivan Vocational School. She worked in clerical work at several offices around town through the years. Beth was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She enjoyed genealogy and had recently completed a great deal of research on a great-uncle killed during World War II. Beth, alongside her family, was a charter member of the Bonner Creek Volunteer Fire Department and served as a firefighter of Bonner Creek VFD and Washington Parish Fire District #1, as it is known today. She proudly served with the Bonner Creek VFD for 26 years while also acting as secretary-treasurer for several years during that time.
Survived by: Parents: Daniel and Elaine Passman; Brother and Sister in law: David and Laquetta Passman; Uncles and Aunts: Charles and Chris Sharp, Jerry and Beverly Sharp
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Estus and Evelyn Sharp, paternal grandparents Joe and Zula Passman and an uncle Eddie Sharp and an aunt Dorothy Jean Corkern.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Thursday July 19th from 6 pm until 9 pm and after 9 am on Friday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 10 am Friday with Dr. Gene Richards and Rev. Pete Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencer Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland 20852 or online at www.kidneyfund.org
Pallbearers: Ricky Breedlove, Mitchel Jenkins, Ronnie Seal, Kenny Powe, Alex Reine, Earl Davis, Jerry Sharp