Helen <I>Heaton</I> Beaty

Helen Heaton Beaty

Gary, Panola County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Jun 2017 (aged 91)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 189901312 · View Source
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Helen Heaton Beaty, beloved mother, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on June 25, 2017, at Brookdale Lake Highlands, Dallas, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, at Williams Cemetery in Garland, Texas, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Garland. Born on November 14, 1925, in Gary, Texas, she was the daughter of Walter Thomas Heaton and Lula Mae Heath Heaton and a lifelong resident of Panola County, Texas, until October of 2012 when she moved to Garland to be closer to her family. Mrs. Beaty was a devoted member of Central Baptist Church in Carthage, where she served fourteen years as Church Clerk and thirteen as Director of Homebound Ministries. She was a gracious lady who will be remembered for her love for her church, family and friends. She worked as secretary to the Panola County Superintendent of Schools, the Panola County Veterans Vocational School and the Panola County Chamber of Commerce. She retired in 1988 after twenty-two years as the Records Office Manager at Panola Junior College in Carthage. Upon moving to Garland, she attended First United Methodist Church where she was a member of the George Topper Sunday School class.

She was preceded in death by her parents;, her brothers S.O. (Buck) Heaton, James Lake Heaton and Walter Thurman Heaton; her sisters, Anabel Adams, Thelma Brooks, Opal Wylie, Eula Pippen, Maudelle Covington and Emma Jo Yates.

She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Barbara Kay Beaty Finigan and her husband Steve Finigan of Garland; five grandchildren, Scott Alan Struwe and wife Erin of Prosper, Charles Eric Struwe of Garland, Heather F. Medlock and husband Josh of Garland, Hillary F. Adams and husband Phillip of Plano, Hayley F. Hodges and husband Brent of Sachse. She also leaves behind eight great-grandchildren - Dylan, Brendan, and Connor Struwe, Bronwyn and Cooper Medlock, Ryan and Lilly Adams and Emily Hodges as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church of Carthage or to the Learning Academy of First Methodist Church of Garland.




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  • Created by: Jim Dobbins
  • Added: 20 May 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 189901312
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Heaton Beaty (14 Nov 1925–25 Jun 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 189901312, citing Garland Memorial Park, Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jim Dobbins (contributor 49486087) .