Pearl D. Beckham
Pearl D. Beckham, 79, of Bonnie died 3:50 p.m. Dec. 8, 2004,
at her daughter’s home in Waltonville.
She was born Jan. 26, 1925, in Bluford, a daughter of John Orville and
Dena (McDaniel) Donoho. She married Uhlan D. Beckham Aug. 23, 1947,
in Mt. Vernon; he survives in Bonnie.
Mrs. Beckham is also survived by a daughter, Paula S. Gentry and husband
Ed of Waltonville; a brother, Lee Donoho of Bluford; a sister, Louise Neff and
husband Ruthven of Bluford; two grandsons, Dr. Kevin W. Pierce and wife
Chris of Springfield, Mo., and the Rev. Jason D. Pierce and wife Ginger of
Woodriver; a granddaughter, Bethany Johnson and husband Chad of Christopher;
and seven great-grandchildren, Katrina, Dustin, Taylor, Kyle, Lindsey,
Ryan and Lexi.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Melvin Donoho; and a
grandson, Ryan Pierce.
She was a bookkeeper for the Mammoth Department Store for may years and
then worked at Stage Department Store. She had attended Bakerville Freewill
Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon,
with the Rev. Russell Wolfe officiating. Interment will follow at South Hickory
Hill Cemetery in rural Jefferson County.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Newell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, where you may call 246-0100
for further information.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson