Oma Lee (Biggs) Beshore

Friday, April 20, 2018

Oma Lee (Biggs) Beshore, 88, Nevada, passed away on Thursday, April 19, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a brief illness. Oma, one of 12 children, was born April 3, 1930, in El Dorado Springs to Jacob Samuel and Eula Margaret (Julian) Shaw.

Oma grew up in El Dorado Springs and attended school there. She worked as a seamstress at Key Work clothes in Nevada for many years and then at Nevada State Hospital in housekeeping for nearly 20 years until her retirement in 1989. Oma resided in Vernon County all of her adult life. She was a member of the Nevada Assembly of God Church. Oma enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo, traveling, and was active with Nevada Senior Citizens.

Survivors include three children, Bessie Carpenter (Merle), Stockton, E. Viola Brooks (Glen Yokley), Milo, and Lillian Brower, Nevada; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Rena Shaw, El Dorado Springs; numerous nieces and nephews; and two step-daughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loran U. Biggs, Sr.; parents; one son, Loran Biggs, Jr.; three brothers; and seven sisters.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at Deepwood Cemetery in Nevada with Pastor Bill Miles officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in her memory to Nevada Senior Center in care of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

You may view obituary and send condolences online at