Barbara Beem, age 87, of Jefferson, died Monday, May 6, 2013 after a major stroke.
Barbara had been a resident of Jefferson for twenty-two years after moving from Chamblee. She was an active member of Jefferson Presbyterian Church and also a volunteer for the Jefferson Public Library. She was born in Battle Creek, MI and attended North Western University before moving to Georgia in 1959. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Ray and Ann Salisbury; husband, Richard L Beem Sr; and daughter Barbara L Still.
Survivors include: her children, Richard (Sandra) L. Beem, Jane (Robert) S. Macey, Martha (Rich) B. Barva, and Charles (Jeanne) W. Beem; grandchildren, Amy (Chad) Hammock, Brad (April) Beem, Adam Beem, Aaron (Penny) Still, Daniel (Mariana) Macey, Caroline (Behn) Fannin, David (Jessica) Macey, William Hough, Jennifer Hough & Matthew Hough; son in law, Michael Still; & 14 great grandchildren.
A private family graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. in the Georgia National Cemetery in Marietta.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jefferson Public Library, 379 Old Pendergrass Rd. Jefferson, Ga. 30549 or St. Mary's Hospice House, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.