Beam, Grady Jack Grady Jack Beam passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013 in Denton, Texas. Memorial Service: March 10,2013 at 3:00 pm, Centerpoint Church, 1355 E Kearney Street, Mesquite, Texas 75149. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to be made to his beloved Centerpoint Church. Survivors: Wife Ruth Lee Beam of Denton and Sister Patsy Beam Istre of Mesquite and many loving relatives and friends. Grady was born June 6, 1926 in Edom, Texas. He married Ruth Lee and had one son Grady Jack "Skipper" Beam who preceded him in death. Ruth and Grady would have celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary on April 16. Grady retired from the Dallas Times Herald after 30 over years of service.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 3, 2013