Beth McLaren, 84, of Deer Park, Texas went to be with her lord on September 1, 2017. Beth was born on February 17, 1933 in Mobile, Alabama to John and Margaret (Roney) Pierce. She moved to Galveston, Texas as a child and later moved around various Texas cities and even the Northwestern United States before returning to Texas for the last half of her life. Beth worked various jobs throughout her life from factory worker when she was younger to helping her husband run Tower Steel Construction Company later in life but the career she truly excelled at was that of wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the true matriarch of her family and will always be remembered best in that role. She cherished her grandchildren and great grandchildren and they adored their GiGi. Beth was a devote Christian and had a passion for celebrating holidays and entertaining. Her love of Christmas and good food will forever be remembered and those traditions she started will stay with her family for generations to come.
She is preceded in death by her husband James “Bootsie” McLaren, her parents John and Margaret (Roney) Pierce, her daughter and son in law Connie and Carroll Blevins, her two brothers John and Conrad Pierce, and her sister Barbara (Pierce) Hawkins.
She is survived by her daughter Joy Blevins and son-in-law Charles Scott, her son Robert Blevins, her son and daughter in law John and Francis Blevins, her sister Ima Jean Burton, her sister Deana Kirkland, her 8 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held at Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Crowder Funeral Chapel, Dickinson, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Forest Park East Memorial Park, Webster.
I know you are with the angels now GiGi, but I want you to know that you will be missed terribly every day. Thank you for all that you have taught and given me.