Elna James Beeson
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Funeral services for Elna James Beeson will be held at 10 am, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in the First Baptist Church in Pitkin with the Reverend Brian Thurman officiating. Committal services will follow in the Blue Branch Cemetery in Pitkin under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Mrs. Beeson, 90, of Pitkin, entered eternal rest on Sunday, January 20, 2012 in her residence. She was born on July 12, 1922 in Cravens to the union of Willie and Evie Gunter James. She was a homemaker, loving aunt and friend.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Evie Gunter James; her husband of forty-four years, Ernest "Pete" Beeson; and three sisters, Ruby Sybille, Carrie Permenter, and Clara Buchanan.
She leaves behind her loving family to cherish her memory, one maternal niece, Jeanette Teal of Hineston; four maternal nephews, Kenneth Johnson of Rosepine, Curtis L. Johnson of Pitkin, Talmedge James of Texas, and Renee James of Mineral Wells, Texas; one paternal niece, Deloris Nelson of Cravens, and two paternal nephews, C. M. Johnson of Pitkin, and Horace Johnson, Jr.; special friend, Homer Snell of Pitkin; and a host of family and friends.
Friends may call today from 3 pm until 10 pm then Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 9 am until time of service in the church.
Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 22, 2013