Beatrice Tackett, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 3:04 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Kokomo to Ezra and Edna (Burk) Thomas. On Oct. 16, 1947, Beatrice married Howard Tackett, and he passed away April 29, 1997.
Survivors include her son, Charles (Charlene) Ross, Cocoa, Florida; daughter, Kathy (Roger) Ervin, Kokomo; daughter in-law, Debbie Tackett, Kokomo; seven grandchildren, Christina Williams, Travis (Laurie) Ervin, Sean (Melissa) Ervin, Kelly (Chris) Tuberty, Tina (David) Roller, Heather (Jerry) Gault, Nicholas (Jennifer) Tackett; 16 great-grandchildren.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Edna Thomas; husband, Howard Tackett; two sons, Jerry and Donald Tackett; four brothers, Jim, Walter, Charlie, and Robert “Bobby” Thomas; two sisters, Annie Louder, Mary Hendricks; daughter in-law, Debbie Tackett.
A private graveside service will be at Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Greg Reed officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.