Beatrice I. Johnson Street, age 80, of Honaker, Virginia passed away Monday (April 22, 2019) in an Abingdon, Virginia hospital. Born April 10, 1939 in Council, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Jessie Stirling Robert E. Lee Johnson and Myrtle Ann Vance Johnson. She had spent her early life in the area, moving to Ohio when she was thirteen and returning back to southwest Virginia in 1972. A devoted Christian, she attended Revival Center and many other area churches as long as her health permitted. She loved to read her Bible, sew and quilt. As long as she was able, she enjoyed raising a garden and preserving her harvest to share with her family and friends.
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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil B. Street; two grandchildren, Sara Beth Street and Eric Miller; son-in-law, Raymond Ratliff; brothers, Henry Johnson, AHeart Johnson and Guy Buford Johnson; and sisters, Velvia Taylor, Stella Favorine Johnson and Bonnie Johnson.
Survivors include six children, Virgil Kermit Street and wife, Wanda of Bristol, Virginia; Debbie Sue Ratliff and fiancée, Curt Stanley of Cedar Bluff, Virginia; James Lee Street and wife, Ada of Castlewood, Virginia; Raymond Dennis Street and wife, Angie of Lebanon, Virginia; Paul Douglas Street and wife, Denise and Della Marie Miller and husband, Scotty both of Honaker, Virginia; one sister, Virgie Whitt; special caregivers, Jessica Ray, Janet Rose and Nancy Byrd; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Earnest Henry, the Dialysis Center of Lebanon and Mercy Ambulance Service for the wonderful care that they have provided to Beatrice during the past seven years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Perkins and Rev. Ellis Whited officiating. Interment will follow in the Street Cemetery at Rowe, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Virgil Street, Robert Ratliff, Gary Whitt, Patrick Taylor, Rick Taylor and Bobby Justus.
Honorary pallbearers will be Canaan Isaac Street, Matthew Street, Derek Miller, Danny “Tink” Rose and Glen Street.
The family will receive friends after 6 PM Wednesday at Honaker Funeral Home where an evening service will be conducted at 7 PM with Rev. Wayne Perkins officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.honakerfuneralhome.net.