Beatrice M. Himes, 76, Eleventh Street Tower, Altoona, died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Altoona, daughter of James and Alice (Vipond) Arthurs. She married Brodie L. Himes, and he died Jan. 31, 1984. Surviving are a daughter, Chelse Lynn Carter; a son, Richard P. Pitcock; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Hazel Quarello and Thelma Jean Beasom, both of Altoona. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.