|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1904|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1975|
John Clarence Beacham, 71, of Rockledge died early this morning in a local hospital after an extended illness. He was born in Laurens County and was a lifelong resident of the Rockledge Community. He was a retired carpenter and lumberman, the son of the late W.O. Beacham and Etta Thigpen Beacham of Laurens Co.
Services will be Held at the Townsend Chapel on Gaines Street., Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. W.E. Flanders of Cochran officiating. Interment will be in the Thigpen Family Cemetery in Rockledge.
Survivors include one son, J.C. Beacham Jr. of Macon; 4 daughters, Mrs. Drue B. Schellenberg of Milledgville, MrsHelen B. Myers of Rochester, N.Y., Mrs. Frances B. Smith of Macon and Mrs. Sherry Kittrell of Marks, Miss.; 1 brother, Billy Beacham of Jacksonville, Fla.; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ethel Beacham of Dublin, Mrs. Thelma Collins of Jacksonville,Fla. and Mrs. Gussie Hobbs of Syracuse,N.Y.; step-mother, Mrs. W.O. Beacham of Jacksonville,Fla.;10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
The body will lie in state at Townsend chapel.
Active pallbearers include Frank Jones, Ed Smith, Eston Maddox, Ed Johnson, Thelma Foskey and Edgar Wynn.
Honorary escort will be Theo Beacham, Ed McGowan, Laron Thigpen, John Wynn, Frank Flanders, Bill Thigpen, Clint Williams, Billy Belote, Wilmer Curl and Wilmer Kea.
Townsend Brothers Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements.
THE COURIER HERALD
William Ovid Beacham (1881 - 1948)
Mary Etta Thigpen Beacham (1886 - 1911)
Ruby Bush Beacham (1916 - 1997)*
John Clarence Beacham (1926 - 2003)*
Sarah Jewel Beacham (1931 - 1933)*
Created by: Loree Beacham
Record added: Nov 01, 2012
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