Beatrice Roland WEST COLUMBIA—Funeral services for Beatrice Roland, 97, of West Columbia, will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2011 in the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Lonnie H. Shull. Burial will follow in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Eddie Miles, Robbie Miles, Ben Harman, Todd Harman, Gary Harman and Mark Smith. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Smith, Tim Daniels and Sean Coffey. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. Mrs. Roland passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Born in Columbia, SC, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Elmore Ellisor and Zerbeada Mangum Ellisor and the widow of Lever E. Roland. She was a lifelong area resident and a member of First Baptist Church of West Columbia. She was a very loving, patient matriarch of the family. Surviving are her daughter, Linda Miles of Lexington, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Harman.