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John Etheldred Beale, Sr
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Birth: 1895
Death: Jun. 21, 1960



John Etheldred Beale, 65, Franklin businessman, died in a local hospitalearly Tuesday after a short illness.

He was the husband of Mrs. Martha McLane Beale and a son of James (Boge)and Mrs. Mary Willis Beale of Southampton County.

He was a member of Franklin Baptist church, its Men's Burner Class, Pythians, and Woodmen of the World.

Surviving, besides his wife, are three sons, John E. Beale, Jr., Lloyd McLane Beale, and James Robert Beale, all of Franklin; one daughter, Mrs. Wallace Harrison of Franklin; eight grandchildren; one brother, Williard Beale of Franklin, and three sisters, Mrs. Paul Rose of Franklin, Mrs. J.C. Bristow of Norfolk and Mrs. W.T. Powell of Lawrence.

A funeral service was held at the church today (Thursday) at 2:30 p.m. by his pastor, the Rev. Ira D. Hudgins, and the Rev. Carr Lee Ousley, pastor of Holland Baptist Church. Burial was in Poplar Spring Cemetery.

Pallbearers were L. Britt Holland, Ryland Brooks, Ashby Rawls, F.F. Powell, G.C. Duck, John L. Eley, Jr., Harry Jones, and Willie Burrow.

[John Etheldred BEALE, Franklin businessman,
d. 21 Jun 1960, age 65, interred in Poplar Spring Cemetery (Annex 2, Plot 167*), Franklin, 23 Jun 1960, "The Tidewater News" (Franklin, VA), June 23, 1960, sect. 2, p. 1]

[*Southampton County Historical Society {SCHS} Cemetery Project, Poplar Spring list:]

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Family links: 
  James Bogue Beale (1866 - 1929)
  Mary Estelle Wills Beale (1874 - 1947)
  Martha Leona McLane Beale (1901 - 1979)
  Martha Leona Beale*
  Lloyd McLane Beale (1927 - 1986)*
  Margaret Ann Beale Harrison (1932 - 1972)*
  James Robert Beale (1939 - 2012)*
  John Etheldred Beale (1895 - 1960)
  Lina Sue Beale Rose (1896 - 1970)*
  Severna Mae Beale Bristow (1899 - 1968)*
  Maggie Beale Kilgore (1901 - 1943)*
  Annie Beale Powell (1903 - 1993)*
  Joseph Willard Beale (1905 - 1986)*
  William Herbert Beale (1907 - 1943)*
  Elizabeth Beale Jackson (1914 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Poplar Spring Cemetery
Franklin City
Franklin City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Annex 2, Plot 167
Created by: C. LATTA
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96214250
John Etheldred Beale, Sr
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