Biography: In loving memory of Beatrice Massie, fondly known as Aunt Bollie. In her 81 years and 10 months on this earth she has touched many lives. She left a lasting impression to all those who were in contact with her through her generosity and kindness.
Beatrice Massie was born Beatrice Luckey to Will and Sammie Lee Luckey on January 22, 1937 in Darlington, South Carolina. She was the youngest girl of nine siblings. Beatrice was also the mother of two children, Mae Combs and John Luckey.
In her early twenties, Beatrice came to New York from down south and joined the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith where she was not only a devout member yet a skilled seamstress and cook. After her decades of dedication and loyalty to the church, she became one of the mothers of the church.
Beatrice built her life with her husband Theodore Massie whom she met at the tender age of 22 while she was working as an assembler at Arrow Lock Corporation. They purchased their first home together where they hosted scores of relatives, friends and loved ones, creating a legacy of love, friendship and devotion.
She leaves to cherish her memories: husband, Theodore Massie; son, John Luckey; stepson, Vernon Ghantt; grandchildren, Letia Pyle, Anthony Combs, Krystal Combs, Shawna McClain, Dashaun McClain and Paul Robertson Sr.; great grandchildren, Paul Robertson Jr., Emare Gibson, Saniyah Maisonet, Dashaun McClain Jr and Adream Wright McClain; 27 nieces and nephews and a host of great nieces and nephews, loved ones and friends.
On November 9, at 4:55 AM Beatrice Massie took her last breathes before going to be with the lord. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, a devout Christian and trusted friend. We will miss you, you are forever in our hearts.