Betty L. Beeman

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Betty L. Beeman, 88, Nevada, Mo. passed from this life on Oct. 28, 2016 at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center in Nevada. Betty was born July 23, 1928 in Vernon County, Missouri to George B. and Ada Belle (Dory) Craig. She was united in marriage to Norman Beeman on June 14, 1947 in Girard, Kan.

Betty attended school in Walker and graduated from Walker High School Class of 1947. Following high school Betty worked at Nelly Don in Nevada for 14 years. She loved to sew and enjoyed making quilts. Betty was very active at First Baptist Church helping with various ministries. She helped prepare and serve many funeral dinners. She was also part of a group of ladies that made quilts for new babies born to members of the church. Betty and Norman loved to travel and especially loved spending the winters in Florida fishing. They took a group of kids to Guatemala on a missionary trip and spent several years doing missionary work in various parts of the United States. Betty loved spending time with family.

In addition to her husband Norman she is survived by her children, Craig Beeman, St. Joseph, Mo., Claudia Martindale and her husband Rick, Spring Branch, Texas, Mike Beeman and his wife Susan, Nevada; seven grandchildren, Josh, Annie, Cassie, Amy, John, Jeremy, and Joseph; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bill Craig and his wife Mary Ellen, Stover, Mo., Dick Craig and his wife Toots, Jolliet, Ill., Larry Craig and his wife Frances, Kansas City, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George Craig, Dory Craig, Roger Craig; one sister, Irene Coones; and one daughter-in-law, Jan Beeman.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Rev. Hubert Fox officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service on Monday.

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