Beatrice Kaye Canady Fowler, 85, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. She was born in Nakina, NC on October 17, 1937 a daughter of Jim Ward and Dora Milligan Ward. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Marilyn Hardie. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert Anson “Bob” Fowler; sons, Brad Fowler (Cheryl), Craig Fowler (Kristi), Daniel Fowler (Janine); grandchildren, Hannah, Emilie, Rachel, Meagan, Sammy; sister, Billye Best; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Main Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Dawn Compton officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Main Street United Methodist Church or Bedford Christian Ministries.  Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.