WALTERBORO Mrs. Betty Lynn Beach, Ph.D., wife of Harris L. Beach Jr., of Walterboro and Greenville, died Saturday evening in Greenville after an extended illness. She was 57. Dr. Beach was born in Shelby, N.C. October 25, 1946, a daughter of Robert and Valerie Quinn Lynn. She was a lifelong educator, having received her BA Degree from Clemson University, her MA Degree from the Citadel, and her Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Beach served the Public Schools of Colleton County from 1972-2001 as an Administrator and Principal of Black Street Elementary. She also served as an Administrator in the Greenville County Public Schools. She was a member of Delta Gamma Gamma, and Bethel Presbyterian Church in Walterboro. Surviving in addition to her husband and parents of Greenville are one son, Lewis Beach of Greenville, and one sister, Jackie Fletcher, of Jacksonville, FL. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Walterboro, with burial following in Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM at Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home in Walterboro. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory. Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home, 117 Paul Street, in Walterboro, is in charge of arrangements.
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