Beatrice I. McCreight, age 98 of Wapakoneta, died at 10:00 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2016 at Auglaize Acres. She was born September 26, 1917 in Waynesfield, Ohio to the late Oscar and Cecil I. Beech Bowsher. On April 17, 1938 she married Winfield C. McCreight who died July 4, 1989.
Mrs. McCreight was a homemaker, a proud farmer’s wife who enjoyed farming with her husband. She was a 1935 graduate of Blume High School and will be remembered for wonderful baking and cooking. She loved spending time with all her grandchildren and playing euchre with family and friends.
She is survived by a son – Gary E. (Jean) McCreight of AZ; Judith M. McCreight of Wapakoneta; 2 grandchildren – Peggy (Carl) Williams of Lakeview; Sandy (Dan McCune) McCreight of Wapakoneta; 5 greatgrandchildren – Krystal, Kody, Chris, Corey, and Nicole; 9 great greatgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a greatgrandson – Chawn Metz and sibilings – Kenneth (Betty) Bowsher, Berlin (Mildred) Bowsher, Margery (Orville ‘Jack’) Miller; Joan (Russell ‘Dean’) Kent; and an infant brother.
Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 22, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, near Moulton.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, St. John’s Fire and Rescue Squad, or to the choice of the donor.
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm