Marie Louise Bivings
Marie Louise Bivings

August 10, 1940 - April 29, 2019
Born in Spartanburg, NC
Resided in Reading, Pennsylvania


On August 10, 1940 Marie Louise Bivings (Bee) was born in Spartanburg, SC the first child of the late Blanche and James Miller.

Bee moved to Philadelphia September of 1953 at a very young age with her parents and siblings. She was educated in the Philadelphia School System, graduating from Overbrook High School.

Bee had three beautiful daughters. In her early twenties she moved to New York in 1962 living there for over 30 years eventually returning back to Philadelphia.

Bee was fun loving and outgoing. She loved the blues BB King was her favorite, partying and cooking. What she loved the most was family time and babysitting for friends and family.  Bee would give you the shirt off her back and feed you until you were stuffed.  Bee enjoyed LIFE.

Bee was preceded in death by two brothers, James Bivings and Harvey Miller.

Bee is survived by: her three daughters, Cecelia Drayton, Chantay Bivings and Lehia and Carolyn Johnson; a very special companion, Vincent; eight grandchildren, Shamik, Aaliyah, Timothy, Jason, Sharell, Rashawn, Se’Asia (Mo Mo) and James; eleven great-grandchildren, Matthew, Tahmir, Josh, Ceara, Kaylea, Jahmir, Ny’ia, Mikel, Riena, Xavier, Kaiden and Lisa Ja’nae; five sisters, Elizabeth Fuller, Lucille Seals, Geneva Wright, Vera Twyman and Linese Gibbs; one brother, Kevin Miller; one sister-in-law, Ernestine (Cookie) Miller; two brothers-in-law, Waymond Seals and Eugene Wright; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and beautiful friends.

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Memorial Service
Terry Funeral Home
1542 N. 56th Street
Philadelphia, PA US 19131
Friday, May 3, 2019
1:00 PM