Ancel "Ance" Beaty
September 21, 1919 - October 19, 2012
BYRDSTOWN--Ancel "Ance" Beaty, 93, 115 Widow Creek Rd., Byrdstown passed away Friday, October 19, 2012 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was born Sept. 21, 1919 in Pickett County to the late Issac and Ida Manis Beaty and lived most of his life in Pickett County. Mr. Beaty was a retired State Highway Department employee, mechanic and welder. He was a member of the Moodyville Missionary Baptist Church, a Veteran of WWII serving in the Army and a member of the Byrdstown Masonic Lodge #496. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Beaty; brother, Manson "Mance" Beaty; infant sister; son-in-law Ruchard Kelz.
Survivors include three daughters, Donna Kelz of Cookeville; Mary Tompkins and husband Doug of Byrdstown; and Janie Harmon of Cookeville; two sons, David Beaty and wife Donna of Pall Mall and Wallace Beaty and wife Jackie of Byrdstown, 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Royce Huddleston and Bro. Jeff Amonette and burial at Mt. Era Cemetery. Pallbearers were Homer Lee, Larry Klinefelter, Mike Beaty, Josh Beaty, Eric Fisk and Dana Beaty. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.