Beatrice Bozeman

Obituary of Beatrice Kelley Bozeman

Beatrice Kelley Bozeman, 93, of Ocala, Florida passed away on December 15, 2020. She was born November 14, 1927 the daughter of William and Idallu Kelley. Beatrice was a native of Andalusia, Alabama and moved to the Ocala area in 1954. On January 30, 1953 Beatrice married the love of her life, Dwight “Gene” Bozeman, and together the two shared over 60 years of love and happiness. In her free time, Beatrice loved spending time with her grandkids. Her grandchildren were the light of her life.


Survivors include her children, Elaine (Danny) Willoughby of Summerfield and Mollie Staudenmaier of Ocala; sister, Betty (Frank) Parrot; grandchildren, Greg (Nina) Willoughby, Brian Willoughby, Greg Staudenmaier, and Staci Jackson; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by her late husband, Gene; her parents; and her brothers, Jim Kelley and Junior Kelley.


A public visitation for Beatrice will be held from 5:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, December 22 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services (910 E Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470). Social distancing and masks will be required. Funeral services and burial will remain private for family. Online condolences may be left at

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