Beatrice Corbett McKenzie, 96, passed away on Saturday, August 18 at her daughter’s home in Ocala, FL.
Beatrice was born January 6, 1916 in Allandale, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Gainesville for 40+ years before moving to Ocala.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Lawrence Corbett and her husband of 5 years, Gordon McKenzie and grandson, Todd Barlow.
Her survivors include her son, Wayne Corbett and wife, Dorothy of Cocoa Beach; her three daughters, Eleanor Klein and husband, Jim of Ocala, Mary Barlow and husband, Roy of Gainesville and Brenda Douglas and husband, Bill, of Adelaide, Australia; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren and her dog, Sugar.
Beatrice loved her family, all her grandchildren and her friends. She was the matriarch who kept her family together. She enjoyed Bingo, camping and Gator football. She was loved by all who met her, especially her family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Beatrice’s honor to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 Southwest 34th Avenue Ocala, FL 34474