Dessie Pitts Hilley Beasley

Westminster, SC — Dessie Pitts Hilley Beasley, 89, wife of the late James T. Beasley, of 672 Hesse Highway “Coneross Community”, Westminster, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019, at Cottingham Hospice House.


A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Beasley was the daughter of the late Grady and Ester Moore Pitts. She retired from Kendall as a seamstress. Mrs. Beasley was a member of the Oconee Family and Community Leaders Club, and the Coneross Community Club, where she had previously served as treasurer. She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and their Golden Jewel Sunday School Class.


Mrs. Beasley is survived by her son: Lamar Bo Hilley (Bridgett) of Seneca, SC; daughters: Elaine Lee (Mike), Debbie McClure (David), Donna Hardin (Eddie) and Teresa Bates (David) all of Walhalla, SC; brothers: Wallace Pitts, Marshall Pitts, EK Pitts and Jimmy Pitts; sisters: Christine Pitts Smith, Dottie Pitts Elliott and Mary Pitts Thomas; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.


In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Beasley was preceded in death by her great-great granddaughter: Magnolia Jane Reid; and brothers: Jack and Ernest Pitts.


Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, July 26, 2019, at Open Door Baptist Church with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park.


The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Friday, prior to the service, at Open Door Baptist Church.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Prisma Health Hospice of the Foothills, Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672.


The family is at their respective homes.