Beatrice B. Pifer, 95, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.
She was born on April 13, 1918, in Rockford, to LeRoy and Bertha Leininger Pifer.
Beatrice is survived by four sisters; five nieces and nephews; 20 great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Tom Brunstrup, officiating.
Friends and family may call one hour before the service on Saturday.
Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.
Memorials may be directed to the Chattanooga United Methodist Church or the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at KetchamRipley.com.