Flora Bea "Twyman" Percell PDF Print
Friday, 15 August 2014 09:36

Flora Bea "Twyman" Percell, 91, of Horse Cave, Kentucky, died Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Glenview Healthcare in GlasgowShe  was born September 20, 1922, in Hiseville, KY to the late James Henry Twyman and Cora Lee (Wood) Twyman. She was a registered beautician, and a retired housekeeper for the Dr. Keene M. Hill family. She attended the Horse Cave Colored School and the Madame C.J. Walker Hairdressing School in Louisville, KY. upon graduation she opened "Bea's Beauty Shop" and continued to operate it on limited basis until her death.

She was united in marriage to the late James"Dune" Percell and to this union two children were born, Larry Percell and James Percell Jr.

She professed a hope in Christ at the age of 14, at Horse Cave First Church and remained a faithful member there until her death. Over her many years, she served faithfully in many capacities including President of the Missionary Society, helping on the Kitchen Committee, singing in the youth, adult and later senior choirs. She faithfully attended Wednesday night prayer service and bible study. She also received  many awards for Perfect Attendance for Sunday School.

She leaves to mourn her passing a son, James Percell of Horse Cave, Kentucky; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Markita Percell of Louisville, KY, and a host of nieces, nephews, as well as her second family Ruby Hill and children.

In addition to her parents and husband who preceded her in death, also a son, Larry Percell ; a step-son, Willie Lee Percell; two brothers, Henry Twyman Jr. and Earl Wayne Twyman, as well as two sisters, Mary Magdalene and Laura Bell Twyman.

The funeral will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, August 18, 2014 at First Baptist Church Horse Cave with Rev. Hugh Heater officiating. Burial will follow in the Horse Cave Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M. Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the church.

Watts & Percell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.





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