Mrs. Beatrice Stanley O’Brien, 93, of Hamlet died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at First Health Richmond Memorial Hospital. She was born November 14, 1919 in Scotland County, a daughter of the late J. B. and Patience Milliken Stanley.
Mrs. O’Brien was a member of Fellowship United Methodist Church. For several years, she was employed with the Raleigh Street Pharmacy and Campbell’s Pharmacy in Hamlet. Mrs. O’Brien was a volunteer in the pediatric unit of Hamlet Hospital for many years.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 18th at Fellowship United Methodist Church in Hamlet with Rev. Tony Joyner officiating. Interment will follow at Richmond Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Mrs. O’Brien is survived by a daughter, Cynthia O’Brien of Hamlet; a son, Rick O’Brien and wife Carol of North Myrtle Beach, SC; a grandson, Ritchie O’Brien and wife Joyce of Goose Creek, SC; and two great grandsons, Benjamin and Landon. Mrs. O’Brien was preceded in death by her husband, Mike O’Brien; and nine brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be made to Fellowship United Methodist Church, 1200 McDonald Ave., Hamlet, NC 28345 or the Richmond County Humane Society, PO Box 2064, Rockingham, NC 28380.
Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is assisting Mrs. O’Brien’s family. Online condolences may be sent to www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com.