Memorial Service for former Principal Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Beckhouse

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Elizabeth Beckhouse
Elizabeth Beckhouse

Elizabeth R. ‘Liz’ Beckhouse, 71, former principal with Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, died Thursday, March 24, 2016.

The public is welcomed to attend in a celebration of her life from 2 to 5 p.m., with remarks at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 23, at City of Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary St., Williamsburg.

Liz attended Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., and graduated from The College of William & Mary.

Her teaching career began at Rawls Byrd Elementary School. Deeply committed to student and adult literacy, Mrs. Beckhouse worked as reading curriculum coordinator for the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and as a reading specialist for James Blair Middle School.

A dedicated educator, she served as principal at several schools within the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, including Norge Elementary and Stonehouse Elementary.

To view Mrs. Beckhouse’s full obituary, click here.