Beatrice " Bea” Hepworth Larsen, 94 of Jerome, passed away Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 with her family by her side. She was born March 10th, 1925 to John William Hepworth and Alice Ashcroft Hepworth in Buhl, ID. She came from a very large family, she was the 2nd to the youngest.
She married to R.L. “Tuffy” Larsen on May 3rd,1943. Bea lived and worked on their farm; she also had a very well-remembered grocery clerk career for many years.
She is survived by her son Mike (Ann) Larsen, and daughter Nancy (Don) Reddick of Jerome.
-Seven grandchildren: Donna Bratton, Richard (Tracy) Larsen, Trish Marshall, Raymond (RaeJean) Larsen, Pamela (Jose) Gutierrez, Rhonda (Davin) Hancock, Travis (Heidi) Reddick.
Sixteen greatgrandchildren: Adrianna, Troy, Katie, Rob, Matt, Karley, Zachary, Mark, Rebecca, Sawyer, Kayden, Shelbie, Luis, Alejandro, Decatur, and Colden.
She is survived by a sister Effie Spangler 99 of San Diego, CA. A sister-in-law Helen Hepworth, and a brother-in-law Denzel (Jackie) Larsen.
She was preceded in death by her husband and son Galen, her parents, 11 brothers 6 sisters and a great-granddaughter Alexis Larsen.
There will be a viewing to meet with the family Monday, June 24th from 6pm - 8pm at Demaray’s Jerome Memorial Chapel at 629 3rd Ave East Jerome, ID.
The funeral will be at 11am Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Demaray's Jerome Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at the Jerome Cemetery.