Oree Terry Beatty age 88, died Saturday January 18, 2014 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Born in Cleveland County on November 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Joseph James Benjamin and Cora Lee Parker Terry. Oree was a Lifetime active member of Allen Memorial Baptist Church, where she had previously taught Sunday School Class and sang in the choir. She was a former co-owner and operator of Beatty’s Fish Camp in Kings Mountain. Oree was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and her family was her life. She enjoyed dancing at the Senior Center in Shelby and bird watching. In addition to her parents, Oree is preceded in death by her husband Therman Beatty; a son, Dennis Beatty; two sisters, Virginia Hamrick and Corine Carswell; and a brother, Joe Terry.
Oree is survived by two sons, Norris Beatty and wife Katrina, of Shelby and Larry Beatty of Shelby; three daughters, Deloris Curry and husband Kelly of Kings Mountain, Anita Wells and husband Johnnie of Kings Mountain, and Rita Stafford and husband Rick of Kings Mountain; a sister, Boots Osborne of Shelby; a daughter-in-law, Janice Beatty Raines and husband Bobby of Fallston; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday January 21, 2014 at 2:00pm at Allen Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Riley and Rev. Norris Willis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service from 1:00pm until 2:00pm. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Beatty.