Mrs. Beatrice Virginia Cloud, December 2014

Beatrice Virginia Cloud of West Lampeter Township, Pa., passed away at age 94 on Dec. 31, 2014. She was the widow of the late Rev. Adolphe Glen Cloud, whom she married in 1942 and who retired in 1975. Rev. Cloud served the following UM churches in the Eastern PA Conference:

  • Goodwill and Ebenezer, Elverson, PA
  • Bird-in-Hand
  • Hulmeville
  • Tremont Circuit
  • Stonehurst Hills
  • North Wales
  • Philadelphia: Summerfield

The Clouds had four children: Donald Cloud of Lancaster, who died in 1974; Gerald Cloud of Calais, Maine; Nancy Cloud of East Greenwich, R.I.; and Ruth Finn of Hagerstown, Md. She is also survived by four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one sister Laura McSparran. Her brother, Haines Brown, also predeceased her.

Donations in her memory may be made to Grandview UM Church at 888 Pleasure Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601, or to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602. Her obituary, published by Lancaster Online, can be read at this link.