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James Simpson Beckham, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1912
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 2000
Blythewood
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

Son of George Robert Beckham Jr and Katie Florence Sherrill. Husband of Clara Smith.

The State, Columbia, Richland County, SC
February 13, 2000 - Pg B6

James S. Beckham

BLYTHEWOOD - Funeral service for Mr. James Simpson Beckham, 87, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2000 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, conducted by the Reverend Mary Greene Kearse and the Reverend Diana Westerkam. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren and nephew, James Foster Beckham, Troy M. Beckham, Tony L. Beckham, Micahel S. Beckham II, Mark S. Beckham, Kelly Ann Beckham, and Thomas Richard Beckham Jr. Visitation will be 5-6 tonight at Shives Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 8515 Winnsboro Rd., Blythewood, SC 29016.

Mr. Beckham died Friday, February 11, 2000 at Providence Hospital. Born in Richland County, he was the son of the late George Robert Beckham and Katie Sherrill Beckham. Mr. Beckham was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and the Adult Sunday School class. He retired from Andrews Auto Service following 40 years of service.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Smith Beckham; son, Michael S. Beckham of Lancaster; daughter-in-law, Sylvia T. Beckham of Winnsboro; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Boney, Mrs Ruth Boney, of Columbia. He was predeceased by his son, Mr. James S. Beckham Jr.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Robert Beckham (1876 - 1962)
  Katie Florence Sherrill Beckham (1879 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Lee Smith Beckham (1914 - 2007)*
 
 Children:
  Michael Smith Beckham (1948 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Carrie Emma Beckham Beckham (1901 - 1973)*
  Annie Laurie Beckham Blackmon (1903 - 1993)*
  Lewis Robert Beckham (1905 - 1967)*
  Kitty Mae Beckham Lever (1907 - 1995)*
  Thomas Richard Beckham (1908 - 1998)*
  Madelyn Beckham Andrews (1910 - 1976)*
  James Simpson Beckham (1912 - 2000)
  Maggie E. Beckham (1915 - 1986)*
  Alice Jeanette Beckham Friday (1917 - 1991)*
  Kathryn Beckham Boney (1920 - 2008)*
  Ada Ruth Beckham Boney (1922 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Cedar Creek
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: James E Heidlebaugh
Record added: Oct 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43101766
James Simpson Beckham, Sr
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James Simpson Beckham, Sr
Added by: Herman Ruple Durr
 
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