Obituary of Beatrice Scott Hicks
Beatrice Scott Hicks, 89 of Myrtle Beach, SC and Geneseo, NY died February 16, 2022 surrounded by family in Myrtle Beach. She was predeceased by her parents, Sidney and Elizabeth Scott.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years Frank, her children, Scott (Cindy) Hicks of Geneseo, Allyson (Dave) Newbold and Tonyia (Jim Shantz) Sharp all of Myrtle Beach, 6 grandchildren, Derek (Amber) Hicks, Linsey (Corey) Sims, Logan (Brandon Coombs) Newbold, Dalton Newbold, Traylor and Sydney Sharp, great grandchildren, Olivia Hicks and Bohannon Sims, her sister, Anne (Edward) Wever of Stephentown, NY many nieces and nephews.
Bea was born May 19, 1932 in Hudson, NY the daughter of Sidney and Elizabeth Coons Scott. She was a graduate of Hudson High School and attended Boston University before graduating from SUNY Oneonta. She did graduate work at SUNY New Paltz and SUNY Albany. Bea began her teaching career at the Claverack, NY Union Free School. In 1968, upon moving to Geneseo she taught at the Holcomb School on the campus of SUNY Geneseo. With the closing of the campus school in 1975 she then began teaching at the Pavilion, NY Central School where she retired in 1987.
Bea was a long time member of the Livingston Country Club Ladies Golf Association. She was also a member of the Monday Evening Class in Geneseo and the Red Hat Society. Bea and Frank were longtime members of the Litchfield Country Club in Pawley's Island, SC. Together they operated the Hicks Floral and Gift Shoppe in Geneseo. Bea was also instrumental at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home before her retirement. She was an avid card player enjoying bridge, pinochle and her trips to the casinos.
Friends may call on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 3 – 7 PM at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main Street in Geneseo. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 11 AM at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 23 Main St. in Geneseo. Burial will be in the Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo.
IN LIEU of FLOWERS, memorials may be made to the Geneseo Kiwanis Club, PO Box 71 Geneseo, NY or the Honor Flight, PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692.