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Edith M. Bumgarner Beasley
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Birth: 1917
Jackson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 2003
Jackson County
North Carolina, USA

Edith M. Beasley, 85, of Sylva, died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Harris Regional Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 4, at East Sylva Baptist Church, where she was a member. The Revs. Charles Dean, Harry Vance and Gerald Morris officiated. Burial was at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were deacons of East Sylva Baptist Church.

A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was a daughter of the late James P. and Nancy M. Bumgarner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Beasley; three brothers, Charlie, Will and Roy Bumgarner; four sisters, Elizabeth Henson, Nell Riddleburger, Jennie Dillard and Emma Bumgarner; and one grandson.

Surviving are two sons, Jim Beasley and Tom Beasley, both of Sylva; three daughters, Peggy B. Stiles and Annie Dee Jones, both of Sylva, and Nell B. Keener of Cullowhee; one sister, Eloise Taylor of Sylva; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

Memorials may be made to East Sylva Baptist Church Piano Fund, 61 Faith Ave., Sylva, N.C. 28779.

Moody Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements. An online memorial and guest registry is available at

Family links: 
  James Powell Bumgarner (1867 - 1949)
  Nancy Melvina Jones Bumgarner (1875 - 1958)
  Dewitt M. Beasley (1913 - 1983)*
  Charles Beasley (1938 - ____)*
  Edith M. Bumgarner Beasley (1917 - 2003)
  Eloise Bumgarner Taylor (1921 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Memorial Gardens
Jackson County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
Record added: Sep 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15753161

- Bill Grimm
 Added: Jul. 7, 2012
date of birth: 21 Sep 1917.
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- JoAnn Welch Coon
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