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Mrs. Bessie Beatrice Alexander Clinton was a native of Gaston County, North Carolina who was born May 12, 1934 to the late John Alexander and Pecolia Hoyle Alexander. She entered into peaceful rest on Friday; October 11, 2019 at Peak Resources in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Beatrice was educated in the Gaston County School System and was a faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Gastonia, North Carolina where she was a member of the Golden Aid Circle.  She worked at Firestone Mills for many years.  Beatrice was an avid        Tarheels fan and loved watching wrestling with Ric Flair and the Four Horsemen.  She loved collecting bumble bee statues.  She will be missed by her family, classmates, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: John and Pecolia Alexander; her husband: Thomas  Clinton; her daughter: Karen Denise Clinton Minter;  and two sisters: Elizabeth Alexander Patton and Queen Esther Alexander Handy.

Left to cherish precious memories are her two grandsons: Sterling Spivey, Jr. of Gastonia, North Carolina and Lee Minter, Jr. of Gastonia, North Carolina and other relatives and friends.

Funeral: Wednesday; October 16, 2019; 1:30 p.m.; Gregory Funeral Service Chapel, Gastonia

Visitation: thirty minutes before the service at the chapel

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  • Monday, October 14, 2019
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