Skip to content

Obituary - Beth Ann Havens



Beth Ann Havens, 44, mother of Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Justin Taylor Havens of Walkaway Farms, Reidsville, No.C., died Friday, April 20, 2012, at home in Ridgeway, Va., after a long battle with cancer.

In addition to her son, Justin, Beth left behind to cherish her memory, her mother, Peggy Fleming Privette, her husband, Michael Lloyd Havens and son, Jay Michael Havens of Winston-Salem, N.C., and one brother Rick Privette, of Ridgeway.

Beth was born October 28, 1967, in Warner-Robbins, Ga., to Peggy Fleming Privette and the late Richard Lee Privette. Following graduation from Drewry Mason High School, she attended Patrick Henry Community College. She was an ophthalmologist technician at Rockingham Eye Associates. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church. She was an avid Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast always supporting her son, Justin’s, events and shows cheering him and horses from Walkaway Farms on to victory. She will be greatly missed and will remain forever in our hearts.

Memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, 790 Irisburg Road, Axton, Va. 24054.

More Stories