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Church/Obituaries

Obituaries:

Margaret Beaman
Ms. Margaret Harmon Beaman age 96, of Tamworth Dr., Denton and formerly of Badin Lake passed away at her residence on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

A funeral service was held 11:00 am Wednesday, March 8 at Bethel Baptist Church conducted by Rev. James Cooper. Interment followed at Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Mt. Gilead.

Ms. Beamon was born October 14, 1920 in Davidson County to Seab Harmon and Abbie Giles Harmon. She owned and operated her own grocery store for many years and had donated land to Chandlers Grove United Methodist Church to be used for the church cemetery. She was preceded in death by husbands, Wallace Morris, Sr., Robert Blalock, Sr., and Bobby H. Beaman, and by sisters, Lena Cecil, Georgia Lamb, Ruby Ashworth, Irma Isom, Nellie Shaw, and Maie Vuncannon.

She is survived by son, Wallace Morris, Jr. of New London; daughters, Glenda Scarboro of Denton and Ronie Jarrett of New London; brother, Milton Harmon of High Point; 6 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 2 great great-grandchildren.

The family received friends on Tuesday, March 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence on Tamworth Dr.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292

Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com


Shirley Beane
Ms. Shirley Marie Beane age 61 of Hoover Grove Road, Denton, NC died Monday, March 13, 2017 at her residence.

A funeral service was held at 2:00 PM Friday, March 17 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Alvin Wooters.  Burial followed at the Beane Family Cemetery in Montgomery County,

The family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at Briggs Funeral Home.

Shirley was born August 15, 1955 in Randolph County to Edward Beane and Margaret Trotter Beane.  She was a graduate of Southwest Randolph High School.  She attended Hoover’s Grove Wesleyan Church and last worked at Klaussner Furniture Company.

She is survived by her mother, Margaret Beane of the home.

The family would like to express thanks to the staff of Fresenius Kidney Care for the care they gave Shirley.


Margaret Beaman
Ms. Margaret Harmon Beaman age 96, of Tamworth Dr., Denton and formerly of Badin Lake passed away at her residence on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

A funeral service was held 11:00 am Wednesday, March 8 at Bethel Baptist Church conducted by Rev. James Cooper. Interment followed at Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Mt. Gilead.

Ms. Beamon was born October 14, 1920 in Davidson County to Seab Harmon and Abbie Giles Harmon. She owned and operated her own grocery store for many years and had donated land to Chandlers Grove United Methodist Church to be used for the church cemetery. She was preceded in death by husbands, Wallace Morris, Sr., Robert Blalock, Sr., and Bobby H. Beaman, and by sisters, Lena Cecil, Georgia Lamb, Ruby Ashworth, Irma Isom, Nellie Shaw, and Maie Vuncannon.

She is survived by son, Wallace Morris, Jr. of New London; daughters, Glenda Scarboro of Denton and Ronie Jarrett of New London; brother, Milton Harmon of High Point; 6 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 2 great great-grandchildren.

The family received friends on Tuesday, March 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence on Tamworth Dr.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292

Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

Sheila Edwards
Sheila Swicegood Edwards, 52, passed away on March 9, 2017, unexpectedly from an illness at Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville. Mrs. Sheila Swicegood Edwards was born on Oct. 11, 1964, in Rowan County. She is survived by her spouse Garland Lee Edwards of Denton and they were married on June 19, 2010. Sheila is the daughter of her late father, Carl Swicegood and her mother Nancy Wilson Swicegood, of Salisbury.

In addition she is survived by her beloved sons, Michael Brandon and Courtney Cordell and Cody Ray Cordell and Travis and Tyler Edwards. She is also survived by her two beautiful grandchildren, Abigail Grace and Connor Ray Cordell, which she loved dearly; along with her entire family and friends. Shelia Edwards is also survived by her loving sisters, Janet Swicegood Weaver and her spouse Mickey Weaver and by Barbie Lynn Moore and Michael David Moore. She also left behind three cherished nephews and two beautiful nieces, Caleb Honeycutt and Amy Honeycutt with their son Gavin Honeycutt, Christopher Moore and Amanda Moore, Ryan Moore and her sweet and beautiful niece, Mimi Honeycutt.

Shelia Swicegood Edwards worked at Jimmy’s Lakeside Restaurant for 12 years and had lots of wonderful friends and customers who loved her dearly. The funeral took place Tuesday, March 14, at Summersett Memorial Chapel followed by at Brookhill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Rowan County, PO Box 295, Salisbury, NC 28145-0295 or to Rowan County Hospice, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Edwards family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.

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