Mary Cathryn Plair Flanagan
December 27, 1934 – June 11, 2020
Mary Cathryn “Bee” was born to Johnny and Bernice Boyd Player on December 27, 1934, in Gilliam, La. Mary Cathryn was the fourth of ten children from this union.
Mary Cathryn attended Beaumont ISD schools, played the drums in the CP band and graduated from Charlton Pollard High School in the class of 1954. She attended Texas Southern University.
Mary Cathryn worked until the birth of her fourth child and the decision was made that she would become a homemaker.
“Bee” as some of her family and close friends affectionately call her, attended Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church and at an early age accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior and Lord and immersed herself in the Christian community that would be her lifelong support, assurance and comfort.