Beth-Weems Pirtle

Beth is a board member and Beth is Ms. Texas Senior America 2003

Biography

Beth Weems Pirtle was born in Mobile, Alabama and attended high school in West Columbia, Texas, where she was class president, class favorite, and was drum major of the band.  Beth graduated from the American High School in Mexico City where she became fluent in Spanish.

Cecil B. Demille selected her picture to appear in the yearbook for Emory University when she was sixteen years old.  She later graduated from the University of Texas in Austin, TX with a degree in Spanish.  Her first teaching assignment was teaching the hearing impaired and she  had a 26 year career in that field.  She also holds a Masters degree in Communication from SMU.

Beth enjoys volunteering with Highland Park United Methodist Church choir, the United Nations Association,  Church Women United, America Association of University WomenLeague of Women Voters, and  Women of Rotary.  She is a member of USTA and plays tennis on several teams!

Since retiring, she and her husband have been active in music entertainment, having performed not only locally, but also from coast to coast and on the QE2.

Beth won Ms. Senior American Dream 2010. She is  Ms. Texas Senior America 2003 - www.mstexassenioramerica.org and won 1st runner up Ms. Senior America 2003.

Beth has been married to Rodney for 62 years.  They have three grown children, Rod, Dotti and Jim, and five grandchildren. 

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