Alyce "Beansie" Savard Burns Webster ~ 2007

Daily Advance Aug 31, 2007

Mrs. Alyce "Beansie" Savard Burns Webster, 100, of Elizabeth City, N.C., 
was born in Fall River, Mass., March 6, 1907, to Alfred and Elizabeth Wood 
She had four siblings: Millie Savard Lawton, Ida Savard Parkinson, Alfred 
Nelson Savard, who only lived six days, and the Rev. Dr. John A. Savard. 
She was married to Thomas Burns II, and had one son, Thomas Burns Jr., in 
Tom Burns II was a merchant marine who was lost at sea in 1942 during World
War II. 
In 1951, she married George Webster, who passed away in 1979. 
"Beansie" worked as a welder during World War II at Kaiser Shipyard; and 
also worked as a seamstress, studio photographer, and crossing guard. She 
became a Christian at the age of 11. 
She was a member of Baptist Temple in Fall River. After moving to Virginia,
she became a member of First Baptist Church, Woodbridge, Va. 
For the last 27 years she was a proud member of the Faithful Workers Sunday
School Class. 
She had been living with her son Tom and his wife Hilda since 1998. 
She has one granddaughter, Debbie-Beth Mutzabaugh; one "grandson," Gary 
Mutzabaugh, Debbie-Beth's husband; two great-granddaughters, Traci Smith 
and Kelly Williams; and two great-grandsons, Steve Smith and Ricky Williams, 
husbands of Traci and Kelly, and she was the proud momma of Libby, her cat.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Twiford's 
Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Meredith Garrett officiating. 
Burial will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery in Edenton, N.C. The family 
will receive friends at the residence, 301 Lane Drive, Elizabeth City. 
Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, is in charge 
of arrangements.

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