It is with profound sadness that the children of Beatrice Redford announce the passing of their mother. Beatrice Jilbert Redford passed away August 16, 2014 at the Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Center. Beatrice was born on October 27, 1937 in Whitewood, Saskatchewan. She is survived by her children, Wayne (Susan), Garry (Lucille), Boyd (Darlene), Diane (Brad), Glen, Dolores, Christine and Howard along with grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as two brothers, Ray (Sharon) and Frank (Cathleen) and one sister Simone. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Redford, her first husband Allen Sawyer and her parents, Joseph and Mary Deschenes. A memorial service celebrating Bea’s life will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #269, 5204 – 51 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honour of Bea may be made directly to the Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation, 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8.