Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling
Class of 1934


Wheeling Intelligencer & News-Register, February 22, 2010

     BURKLE, Beatrice Bee Long, 96, of Bethlehem, W.Va., died Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center, Cameron, W.Va.

     She was born March 18, 1913 at Silver Hill, Wetzel County, W.Va., daughter of the late Samuel and Cora Belle Walker Long. Bee was a 1934 graduate of Ohio Valley General Hospital and worked as a registered nurse for 39 years. She was a member of the Christian Church and a associate member of the Limestone Presbyterian Church, a member of the 25 year club of OVMC also the Alumni Association of OVGH, the Wally Byam Airstream Club.

     Preceded in death by her parents and her husband Edward F. Burkle in 1978; one brother Edison Walker Long in 1941. Surviving are one son Gerald E. "Jerry" Burkle of Bethlehem, W.Va.; two daughters Pam (Tom) Bock of Limestone, W.Va. and Penelope "Penny" (Jeff) Mills of Salem, W.Va.; five grandchildren Jeff (Sally) Bock of Limestone, W.Va. and Dr. Alison (Luke) Bertram of Wheeling, W.Va. Holly (Carl) Pettit of Cameron, W.Va. Stacy (Pastor Seth) Broadhurst of Fairmont, W.Va. Brian (Andi) Mills of Bridgeport, W.Va.; nine great-grandchildren Ty, Audrey, Montgomery, Carter, Macey, Ella, Grant, Jared, and Slaton.

     Friends will be received at Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1109 2nd St., Moundsville, W.Va., Sunday, February 21, 2010, from 1-3 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to time of Services at 1 p.m. Monday February 22, 2010, with Pastor Seth Broadhurst Officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.

     In lieu of flowers memorial contributions maybe made to Limestone Presbyterian Church RD#1 245-a Moundsville, WV 26041.