Propps, 86 Okeechobee - Deloris Marie Beeman Propps, wife of James Hilbert "Abe" for six years, peacefully passed away in her sleep at their home in Okeechobee on Jan. 20, 2014. She was born in Anderson, IN to the late Raymond and Myrtle Haines Beeman. She was a graduate of Pendleton High School. Deloris was baptized on the 21st day of May 1960 at East Lynn Christian Church. She retired from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she had served as a real estate analyst in Oklahoma, Dallas, New York City and Connecticut. She was a member of the Elk's Lodge #2871 in Okeechobee. Deloris is survived by her four children, Sherie Kendall, David Kendall (Danese Sloan), Barton Kendall (Marcia) and Linda Bender; grandchildren, Karen Marcus, Owen Long, Bryan Kendall (Mary), Justin Kendall, Katherine Meixell (Chris), Addison Bender; six great-grandchildren. Her brother, Curtis Beeman, preceded her in death. His three daughters, Carole Ann Coan, Janet Anderson and Susan Lambert (Tom) survive their Auntie Deloris. Abe will hold a memorial reception from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home to celebrate her life. The final resting place will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Ind. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Deloris' name to the St. Joseph's Indian School, PO Box 300, Chamberlain, SD 57325. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972
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Published in NewsZapFL on Jan. 24, 2014