Mrs. Beatrice "Bea" Laramore, daughter of the late John Taylor and Nellie Mae Suber-Taylor was born September 10, 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended the public schools of Allegheny County and was a graduate of Peabody High School. She has been a faithful member of Love Center Ministries in Oakland, CA for more than 30 years and served as a Mother of the Church, and member of the Mother's Board. She was united in holy matrimony to William Caston Laramore, Sr. March 5 of 1949. This union was blessed with 3 children. William Caston Laramore, Sr. preceded her in death on March 2, 1981.
Mrs. Laramore was a loving wife and mother that stayed at home with her children until her youngest child entered junior high school at which time she went to work for the Oakland Public School District as a Para-Professional for 10 years. Her Christian life was beautiful and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life Tuesday, May 8, 2018. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret Yvonne Saunders; sisters, Laura Yowl-Dawkins, and Martha Yowl.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children: Jeraldine of Pittsburgh, PA, William Jr., Sparks, NV, Kimberly of Sacramento, CA, and Robin of Oakland, CA; five grandchildren, Eddie Saunders, Jabari Butler, Kevin Ross II, Shayla King and Bobby Williams Jr.: six great grandchildren, Kevin III, Promise, Laylyana, Shasha, Zaylen, Tony; sister-in-law, Lucille Laramore and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.