William M. Beacher
(1838-1900)
Priscilla Brigitta Wary
(1853-1903)
William Robinson Beecroft Sr.
(1844-1898)
Elizabeth Isabella Kay
(1846-1916)
Alfred Beacher Sr.
(1892-1963)
Emma Jane Beecroft
(1899-1977)
Lura Mae Beacher
(1932-2016)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Douglas Dennis Parsons

Lura Mae Beacher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 9 Jul 1932, Newberry, Washington, OH 4 8 10 11
  • Marriage (1): Douglas Dennis Parsons
  • Died: 13 Jan 2016, Lewes, Sussex, DE at age 83 8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Lewes, Sussex, DE. 12 The 1940 census recorded living the home at 115 Woodland: Alfred Beacher, 48, living with wife Emma J., 40; John C., 23; Lillian A. Evans, 20; Alfred R., 17; William, 15; Henry W., 13; and Richard G., 11, Lura M., 7, and Joseph L., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except John and Lura in Ohio and Alfred R. in Delaware. Also in their home was Laban Evans, son in law, 23, born in Maryland, and granddaughter Reida V. Evans, 2 and grandson Alfred J. T. Evans, 0, both born in Delaware. In 1935, the census reports they were living in Burton, Geauga, Ohio.

2. Residence: on 23 Dec 1977 in Salisbury Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3

3. Residence: 505 Sherwood Dr N, Middletown, NY, 10941-1311 in 1987 in Middletown, Orange, NY, USA. 11

4. Residence: on 23 Jan 1991 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6

5. Residence: 860 N 12th St., Reading, PA 19604 in 1993 in Reading, Berks, PA. 13

6. Residence: on 7 Oct 1996 in Reading, Berks, PA. 7

7. Residence: on 12 Jun 2007 in Reading, Berks, PA. 9

8. Residence: on 7 Feb 2014 in Reading, Berks, PA. 14

9. Obituary: Parsell Funeral Home: obituary of Lura Mae Parsons on 13 Jan 2016 in Lewes, Sussex, DE. 8 Lura Mae Parsons, age 83, of Lewes, DE passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Harbor Healthcare & Rehab. Center, in Lewes, DE. She was born Saturday, July 9, 1932 in Newbury, OH, daughter of the late Alfred and Emma (Beecroft) Beacher.

Mrs. Parsons worked at the Kent Manufacturing Plant in Chestertown, MD where she lived through the tragic 1954 plant explosion. She enjoyed cooking, dancing and her beautiful vegetable and rose garden. Most of all she enjoyed her time helping raise her grandchildren who were the apples of her eyes. Mrs. Parsons was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and daughter who will be missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Parsons was preceded in death by her loving husband, Douglas Parsons, in 2012, her eight siblings and her favorite niece, Linda Scott. She is survived by her two daughters: Denise M. Parsons of Orlando, FL and Carol Ann Parsons of Lewes, DE; her two grandchildren: Marcia Duncan and her companion, Will Scott and Timmy Duncan and his companion, Taryn Shillady; her sister, Sue Bello of Elkton, MD; and her two grand-dogs: Wookie and Buddy.

A Celebration of her Life will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 3:00 PM at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE where friends may visit beginning at 2:00 PM. There will be a reception to follow the services, destination to be announced. A big thank you to her nephew Joe Beacher, son of her late beloved brother Joe for providing the reception.


Lura married Douglas Dennis Parsons, son of Ellwood James Parsons and Anna Gertrude Dennis. (Douglas Dennis Parsons was born on 21 Mar 1932 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 15 and died on 23 Aug 2012 in Reading, Berks, PA 2.)


Sources


1 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1978.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, Obituary of Douglas Parsons online at http://rogersvillefh.com/?siteid=127&action=1&value=12&menuitem=1356&obituaries_action=2&obituaryid=127112 website.

3 The Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 28 Dec 1977, page 7. Obituary of Emma J. Beacher.

4 Ancestry.com, Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964 (Ohio Birth Records. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Vital Records Office.), Lura M. Beacher, 9 Jul 1932, State File # 1932099393, father Alfred.

5 The Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 2 Jul 1963, pages 8-9. Also 3 Jul 1963, page 17. Obituary of Alfred Beacher.

6 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 25 Jan 1991, page 3. Obituary of John C. Beacher.

7 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 9 Oct 1996, page 14. Obituary of Joseph Labon Beacher Sr.

8 Parsell Funeral Home (Lewes, Sussex, Delaware), http://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Lura-Parsons/.

9 The Daily Times (Salisbury, Maryland.), 15 Jun 2007, page 10, obituary of Lillian Alma Evans.

10 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

11 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Lura M. Parsons, b. 9 Jul 1932, residence in Middletown, NY.

12 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRZ2-3YT Alfred Beacher, Representative District 3, Sussex, Delaware, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-15B, sheet 5B, family 115, NARA digital publication T627, roll 547.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Lura M. Parsons, b. 9 Jul 1932, residence in Reading, PA.

14 Cecil Daily (Elkton, MD), 8 Feb 2104, obituary of Richard G. Beacher.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.



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