Willa Jean Jean Beatty
1943 — 2021
Willa Jean Beatty (nee Harville) departed this life on August 27, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. Willa was the oldest of five children born to Hiram and Irene Harville in 1943 on Halloween, her favorite holiday. Willa was raised in rural Laurel County near London, Kentucky. She attended the two-room Cold Hill Elementary School and Hazel Green High School. Willa attended the Sue Bennett Junior College and finished her undergraduate degree in 1965 at Eastern Kentucky University where she majored in secondary education and was certified in both business education and physical education. She played varsity tennis and placed second in the state tennis tournament. Willa taught...