Beth Tedford

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Beth Tedford on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the age of 78. Beth passed at home with family by her side. Daughter of the late Albert and Jean Stephens (nee Williams). Loving and devoted wife to the late Ross Samuel Tedford and mother to Jennifer Tedford. Dear sister of the late Bill Stephens, Bonnie and Ralph Sloan, Barbara Spicer, Bert and Wilma Stephens, Bob and Beckie Borst. Survived by sisters in law Connie Stephens and Alta Tedford. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great and great, great nieces and nephews, as well as the family cat Foggy. Beth enjoyed many years in family farming and will be remembered as a member of the Dresden Sports Hall of Fame Women’s Fastball team the “Florence Chicks”. As per Beth’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date with interment at Bethel Cemetery. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the CKHA Oncology Clinic, Windsor Regional Cancer Clinic or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Life Transitions Burial and Cremation Service Inc.

21 Comments on “Beth Tedford”

  1. Dear families of Beth, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all. Sincerely Barbara Donnelly(Sloan)

  2. Dearest Jennifer: Your Mom Beth was an outstanding human being. She was more than just a neighbour. We valued her expertise on so many things. Her humour, and her telling it matter of fact, the way she spoke of past times … her way of telling stories was truly unique. The love and interest she showed myself, my husband, my sons and my mom are truly cherished forever in our hearts. It will be these past conversations and our recent NewYear’s eve dinner that will make forever memories. All our love, Charlie/Connie Grant and sons Edward/Andrew and Donna Edwards.

  3. To Jennifer: Sorry to hear about your mom! She was a very special women. I will always cherish the memories of our softball years together. Actually I just found a couple of my baseball jackets this week while doing some spring cleaning. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Will give you a hug hopefully soon.
    Sincerely, Tammy & Pete Moir

  4. Jennifer, so sorry for the loss of your mom. Have a lot of good memories of gatherings with your mom. Thinking of you at this time.

  5. So sorry for the loss of your Mom, Beth. I have fond memories of our years of playing fastball on the Kent Bridge Ladies Fastball Team. My daughter, Marianne, mentioned she had spoke with you. I am so sorry I did not contact you and Beth at that time. Take great care, Jenn, and my condolences to you and all your family.

  6. Deepest sympathies to you Jennifer and family. If you need anything Jen, I am just around the corner like always.
    Take good gentle care.

  7. We hope that knowing that others care will bring strength and comfort to you and all your family at this most difficult time. Our memories go way back — to the Kent Bridge days. In the rural areas, we are all neighbours.

  8. Dear Stephens and Tedford families we are so sorry to learn of your loss. Beth was a wonderful woman. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Jim and Nancy Faflak

  9. Jennifer, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May you find comfort in your memories of her.

  10. My heartfelt sympathy to Bonnie, Elizabeth, Mary, Patricia, David and Paul. I know that Beth was a very important person in your lives. She will be missed. Remember the good times that you shared with her.

  11. So sorry to hear that your Mom passed. Being away most of the winter , we did not know that she was ill. She was such a strong , happy
    person. It is a very difficult time your you Jennifer. Be strong and your have our heartfelt sympathies.
    Valerie and Don Roskamp

  12. So sorry for your loss remember your mother thru baseball and worked with your Dad at International Harvester. Prayers to all family members

  13. Jen – so sorry to hear about your Mom. I’ll miss our visits at the office. Lots of laughter and good conversation. Hang on to all the good times and let it help you go forward.

  14. Jennifer and family….so sorry to hear of your loss. What a great person Beth was. Keep the fond memories in your heart always. Love & Prayers Jan and Ron Graves

  15. Jennifer we are very sorry to read about the passing of your mother . Just remember the good times. R

  16. Dear Alta and Stephens family: With deepest sympathy, may the memories that you hold dear bring you comfort . Love and prayers, Margaret Ferguson Kissau

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