Beatrica "Collins" Franklin Hite

August 5, 1947 - October 11, 2023

Beatrica Franklin (Collins) Hite, 76, of Staunton, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at Staunton Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center. 
Mrs. Hite was born in Albemarle County, Virginia on August 5, 1947, a daughter of the late Robert E. Collins and Myrtle (McDaniel) Collins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Otho Hite; a brother, Toby Collins; and a nephew, Davis Blair Collins.
Surviving, is a son, Otho “Buddy” Hite, II; a daughter, Margaret Branch; grandchildren, Robert Hite, Kari Vest, and Reba Branch; a great-granddaughter, Madison Hite; a brother, Wilson Collins and his wife, Debra; nephews, Michael “Scott” Collins and William “Bo” Collins; and close friends, Kay Small, Alfie Knott, and Michael Branch.
Beatrica was a loving and caring sister, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be dearly missed. 
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Faith Christian Church by Pastor Warren Knott. 
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive in Staunton is handling her arrangements.