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Nancy Carolyn Whittington 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 5 Sep 1930, , Durham, NC, USA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Edward Carr Beeker on 9 Dec 1948 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 26 Apr 2013, Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC, USA at age 82 3 4
  • Buried: 29 Apr 2013, Durham: Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC, USA 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: LRFT-XK3.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 5 The 1940 census recorded owning a $5000 home at 1001 Oakland Avenue; John H. Johnson, contractor of buildings, 60, living with wife Nettie, 44; son Merle, construction carpenter, 19; and daughter Ruth Whittington, married, 28, with granddaughter Nancy, 9. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1950 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 6 The 1950 census recorded at 1101 West Main Street, downstairs: Edward C. Beeker, pipe fitting for city gas company, 24, living with wife Nancy W., 19; and daughter Nancy E., born in Sep 1949. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Residence: 604 Colgate St., Durham, NC on 15 Dec 1967 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 7

4. Obituary: Clements Funeral Service: obituary of Nancy Carolyn Beeker on 28 Apr 2013 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 3 NANCY CAROLYN BEEKER

September 5, 1930 - April 26, 2013

SPARTANBURG, SC -- Nancy Carolyn Beeker, of Richfield, NC and formerly of Durham, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013 at Regional Hospice Home, Spartanburg, SC. Born in Durham County, Mrs. Beeker was the daughter of the late Ernest Whittington and Ruth Johnson Whittington. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Beeker and a granddaughter, Molly Mitchell. Nancy was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
She spent much of her life as a community volunteer with Durham City Schools and NC Extension Homemakers.

Mrs. Beeker is survived by a son, Edward Beeker, II. and wife Kirsten; two daughters, Beth Sherron and husband Michael, and Ann Long and husband Bruce; two brothers, Cameron Francis and wife Darlene, and Ernest Whittington Jr. and wife Pat; a sister, Lynn Saphaugh and husband Keith; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great, great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held Monday 11:00am at Maplewood Cemetery, Section 3. The family will receive friends at Clements Funeral Home, 1105 Broad Street, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice House, 686 Jeff Davis Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be made at

Nancy married Edward Carr Beeker, son of Claude Carr Beeker Sr. and Georgia Jewell Thompson, on 9 Dec 1948 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA.1 (Edward Carr Beeker was born on 28 Feb 1926 in , Stanly, NC, USA,2 8 9 died on 10 May 2009 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA 2 9 and was buried on 13 May 2009 in Durham: Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC, USA 2 9.)


1, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979,

2 Durham Herald-Sun (Durham, NC), 12 May 2009, obituary of Edward Carr Beeker.

3 Clements Funeral Service (Durham, NC) (Durham, Durham, North Carolina.), obituary of Nancy Carolyn Beeker.

4 Find A Grave,

5 1940 United States Census, Nancy Whittington in household of John H Johnson, Ward 5, Durham, Durham Township, Durham, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 32-39, sheet 6B, line 74, family 151.

6 "1950 United States Census," Edward C Beeker Durham NC.

7, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, Michael Dwayne Sherron m. 15 Dec 1967 Nancy Elizabeth Beeker in Durham NC.

8 1930 United States Census, North Albemarle, Stanly, NC District ED 17 Sheet 7A Household 131.

9 Find A Grave,

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