John Henry Osborn Beeker
(1861-1931)
Annie Evangeline Hill
(1871-1948)
John Calvin Beeker Sr.
(1891-1973)
Annie Florede Bollinger
(1903-1994)
Benny Ray Beeker
(1938-2012)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ruby Mae Rummage

2. Lois Emma VanHoy
3. Addie Belle Hoots

Benny Ray Beeker 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 25 Aug 1938, , Rowan, NC 3 9
  • Marriage (1): Ruby Mae Rummage
  • Marriage (2): Lois Emma VanHoy on 12 Apr 1994 in Independence, Grayson, VA, USA 1
  • Marriage (3): Addie Belle Hoots on 21 May 1988 in , Rowan, NC 2
  • Died: 5 Feb 2012, Dobson, Surry, NC, USA at age 73 3 9
  • Buried: 8 Feb 2012, Jonesville: Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Yadkin, NC, USA 3 9

   FamilySearch ID: LRXT-5VW.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Cleveland, Rowan, NC, USA. 10 The 1940 census recorded John C. Beeker, farmer, 48, living with wife Annie Florine, 36; Annie May, 18; John C., farm helper, 16; Thomas Lee, 13; Marcella, 7, and Bonnie Ray, 1. Everyone was born in North Carolina. In 1935 they lived in rural Iredell county in NC.

2. Census in 1950 in Cleveland, Rowan, NC, USA. 11 The 1950 census recorded John C. Beeker, works in veneer plant, 58, living with wife Annie F., 46; daughter Mercelle, 17; and son Benny R., 11. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Residence: on 21 Oct 1973 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 5

4. Residence: 203 S. Jonesville Blvd. # A-11A, Jonesville, NC on 12 Apr 1994 in Jonesville, Yadkin, NC, USA. 1

5. Residence: on 13 Nov 1994 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 7

6. Obituary: Salisbury Post: obituary of Benny Beeker on 6 Feb 2012 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 3 Benny Ray Beeker

JONESVILLE - Mr. Benny Ray Beeker, 73, of Jonesville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home.

Mr. Beeker was born Aug. 25, 1938, in Rowan County to John Calvin and Floreed Rummage Beeker. He retired from NCDOT and was a member of Cleveland Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother J.C. Beeker and sister Annie Mae Overcash.

Survivors include his wife, Lois V. Beeker of the home; sons Jock Beeker and wife Wendy of Salisbury and Todd Beeker and wife Renee of Salisbury; stepson Jackie Gentry of Tillery; stepdaughter, Sammie Dameron and husband Thomas of Jonesville; brother Tom Beeker and wife Helen of Rockwell; sister Marcella Freeze and husband Ned of Salisbury; grandchildren Zack of Greensboro, Eli of Georgia, Willow of Salisbury; step-grandchildren Aaron Dameron of Jonesville and Amanda Belton of Boonville; step-great-grandchildren Chloe Belton, Kaylee Belton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services: Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in Fall Creek Baptist Church cemetery.

Visitation: The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service.

Memorials: The family requests that memorials be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 688 N. Bridge St., Elkin, NC 28621; or Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC 27017.

Online Condolences may be made at www.elkinfuneralservice.com

Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

The family would like to thank the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice and Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home for their care.


Benny married Ruby Mae Rummage, daughter of Boone Reece Rummage and Mildred Boger. The marriage ended in divorce. (Ruby Mae Rummage was born on 18 Aug 1932 in Mocksville, Davie, NC, USA,12 13 14 died on 20 Feb 2010 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC 12 13 and was buried on 24 Feb 2010 in Salisbury: Memorial Park Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 12 13.)


Benny next married Lois Emma VanHoy, daughter of James H. VanHoy and Emma Lou Edwards, on 12 Apr 1994 in Independence, Grayson, VA, USA.1 (Lois Emma VanHoy was born on 7 Dec 1944 in , Surry, NC, USA,1 15 16 17 died on 7 Feb 2021 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 15 17 and was buried in Jonesville: Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Yadkin, NC, USA 17.)


Benny next married Addie Belle Hoots on 21 May 1988 in , Rowan, NC.2 The marriage ended in divorce on 12 Apr 1994. (Addie Belle Hoots was born on 3 Jul 1937 in , Yadkin, NC, USA,18 died on 10 Dec 2018 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC 18 and was buried on 15 Dec 2018 in Yadkinville, Yadkin, NC, USA 18.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Benny Ray Beeker, m. Lois Emma Cearley nee Van Hoy 21 Apr 1994 Independence VA.

2 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Index, 1741-2011 (North Carolina State Archives. North Carolina County Marriage Indexes. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Addie Bell Hoots Atkins m. Bennry Ray Beeker 21 May 1988 Rowan Co. NC.

3 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/salisburypost/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=155775647 6 Feb 2012 obituary of Benny Beeker.

4 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHBB-NHP Brenton Jeck Beeker, 23 Feb 1961 citing vol. 47, p. 361, Iredell, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

5 Statesville Record & Landmark (Statesville, NC), 22 Oct 1973, page 3. Obituary of John Calvin Beeker.

6 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC78-NNB Sean Todd Beeker, 11 Feb 1968 citing vol. 56, p. 114, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

7 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 14 Nov 1994, obituary of Mrs. Annie Mae Beeker Overcash.

8 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), 6 Oct 2019, obituary of Thomas Lee Beeker.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/172536479.

10 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW3Z-M3M John C. Beeker Cleveland Twp. Rowan Co. NC.

11 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FMS-S5HP John C Beeker Cleveland Twp. Rowan Co. NC.

12 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/salisburypost/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=139924388 Obituary of Ruby Mae Rummage Beeker.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=172531715.

14 FamilySearch.org, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000," Rummage b. 18 Aug 1932 Mocksville, NC mother Mildred Boger, father Boon Rummage.

15 "Elkin Funeral Service (Elkin, NC)," https://www.elkinfuneralservice.com/obituary/lois-cearley.

16 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCQK-BPG Lois Emma Vanhoy b. 7 Dec 1944 father James H Vanhoy mother Emma L Edwards.

17 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31893850.

18 "Gentry Family Funeral Service (Yadkinville, NC)," https://www.gentryfamilyfuneralservices.com/obituary/addie-beeker.



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