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Lillian Angela Cohn Beale

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Death 2 Apr 2011 (aged 94)
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot 318 Sec. B
Memorial ID 69319264 · View Source
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"I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith." Tim 4:7. Lillian passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sat. April 2, 2011. She was born on Lakeview Plantation, Natchitoches Parish on Aug. 31, 1916 and named for her grandmother, Angela Perrier. She attended school at the convent in Cloutierville until the third grade when she transferred to Natchitoches. After graduating from Natchitoches High School, she attended Northwestern State University for two years. She then transferred to LSU where she graduated in 1936. She was a member of Tri Delta Sorority. She worked as a receptionist and legal secretary for the law firm of Taylor, Porter, Brooks, Fuller and Phillips. During this time she met Thomas Buffington Beale, Jr. They married in 1951 and were the love of each others' lives. She was the organizing and first president of the Volunteers of America Auxiliary and worked with the organization for many years. Survived by two loving daughters, Rebecca Beale Browning and husband Reed, and Mary Patricia Beale all of Baton Rouge; beloved grandchildren who affectionately called her "MiMi", Chatherine "Christy" Myers McLin and husband Jimmy, Glen Allen Meyers, Jr. and wife Tonya and John Patrick Meyers, all of Baton Rouge; and great-grandson who adored his "MiMi' Trey McLin, Baton Rouge. Also survived by several nieces and nephews, Barry Cohen, Kelly Cohen Lavercombe, Cathy Cohen Lepley, Barbara Anne Cohen, William R. Beale, Jr. and Carroll Beale Dampier. Preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Buffington Beale, Jr.; parents, Hyman Charles and Dorothy Wallenberg Cohen; sister, Sarah Dorothy Cohen; and brothers, Hyman Charles Cohen and Morris Simon Cohen. She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic church. Pallbearers will be Reed Browning, Jimmy McLin,John Patrick Meyers, Louis Voorhies and William R. Beale, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Glen Allen Meyers, Jr. and Trey McLin. The family would like to thank the wonderful and loving staff at Heritage House Nursing Home. Visitation on Tuesday, April 5,from 9 am until noon at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Graveside service to follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, 4045 North St. Memorials or donations may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church or the Volunteers of America.
Published in The Advocate on April 4, 2011


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  • Created by: Karla
  • Added: 4 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69319264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lillian Angela Cohn Beale (31 Aug 1916–2 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69319264, citing Roselawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Karla (contributor 47305780) .