Beatrice S. Winchester

Feb 02, 2014

1932 — 2014

WAYNESVILLE — Mae Beatrice Sanford Winchester, 81, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at Park Ridge Medical Center.

A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Pearl Sanford.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Winchester, who died in 1999; two sisters, Blanche Medford and Anna Kate Sanford; and three brothers, Jack, Frank, and Robert Sanford.  Beatrice loved spending time with her grandchildren, enjoyed gardening, and also loved going to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

She is survived by her daughter, Melinda Goss and her husband, Perry, of Mills River; and two grandchildren, Ashely Goss and Nathanial Goss and his fiancee, Callie.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Green Hill Cemetery with her grandson, Nathanial Goss, officiating.