BEAL, Edna Brizendine "Sissy," of Mechanicsville, passed away July 27, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Aubrey Brizendine and Margaret Louise; and her sisters, Audrey Louise Jones, Joyce I. Harmon and Jean O'Kelly. She is survived by her husband, Frank Furman Beal; her daughter, Courtney Allison Stevens; son-in-law, Michael Stevens; her granddaughter, Bryleigh Grace Stevens; and her siblings, William Brizendine (Margie), Aubrey "Sonny" Brizendine (Jean), and Gerry Lankford (Jonah). Edna had a very special love for her granddaughter. Her daughter loved her very much and was very proud to have a mother like Edna. The family will receive friends Monday, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Virginia Veterans Cemetery, 10300 Pridesville Rd., in Amelia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the .
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.