Charles Turner Beeker
(1870-1941)
Lula Etta Miller
(1872-1952)
Jesse Harrison Owen
(1882-1953)
Emma Louise Alexander
(1885-1913)
Harrell Turner Beeker
(1907-1971)
Jessie Frances Owen
(1911-1990)
James Turner Beeker
(1927-2016)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Viola Mae Richardson

James Turner Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 7 Nov 1927, Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 1 3 5 6 9
  • Marriage (1): Viola Mae Richardson on 2 Feb 1947 in Gaffney, Cherokee, SC, USA 1
  • Died: 14 Mar 2016, Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA at age 88 5 6
  • Buried: 17 Mar 2016, Alexander City: Hillview Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Tallapoosa, AL, USA 5 6

   FamilySearch ID: L6C4-YZR.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 11 The 1930 census recorded Charley Beeker, 59, living with wife Lula, 58; daughter Edna, saleswoman in department store, 28; son Harold T., commercial trucker fruit, 23; daughter-in-law Frances, waitress in cafeteria, 19; and grandson James T., 2 years 4 months, and son A. Gray, usher in theater, 18. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1940 in Bear Poplar, Rowan, NC, USA. 12 The 1940 census recorded Charles T. Beeker, farmer, 68, living with wife Lula, 67; son Harold [sic, should be Harrell], house carpenter, 33, and his wife Frances, 29, James, 12, and Wanda, 11. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Census in 1950 in Mount Ulla, Rowan, NC, USA. 13 The 1950 census recorded James Beeker, 22, diesel mechanic for tractor company, living with wife Viola, 19; and daughter Linda Ann born April 1950. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

4. Census in 1950 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 14 The 1950 census recorded living at 109 Harrison Street: Loyd H. Richardson, strips cards in textile cotton mill, 55, living with wife Pearl B., 45; daughter Ruby W., sales clerk in grocery store, 24; daughter Viola M. Beeker, 20, and her husband James T. Beeker, diesel mechanic for tractor company, 22. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

5. Residence: on 23 Aug 1971 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA. 15

6. Residence: on 17 Oct 1990 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA. 16

7. Residence: on 23 Aug 2004 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA. 2

8. Residence: on 25 Feb 2009 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA. 8

9. Obituary: Radney Funeral Home: obituary of James Turner Beeker on 15 Mar 2016 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA. 6 Graveside service for Mr. James Turner Beeker, 88, of Alexander City, will be Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 3:30 pm at the Graveside at Hillview Memorial Park. Rev. Clyde Coker will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Beeker passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016 at his residence. He was born on November 7, 1927 in Salisbury, North Carolina to Harold T. Beeker and Frances Owen Petersen. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Beeker was an avid tennis player and enjoyed spending time on Lake Martin.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Stiff (Gary), of Notasulga, son, Mike Beeker (Judy), of Saraland, Al; eight grandchildren and ten great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Richardson Beeker; son, Pete Beeker; parents and sister, Wanda Havner.

The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Jennifer, Irene, Mittie, Shanda and the nurses of Southern Care Hospice for the excellent care they provided.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. James Turner Beeker please visit our Sympathy Store.


James married Viola Mae Richardson, daughter of Homer Lloyd Richardson and Pearl Beatrice Stewart, on 2 Feb 1947 in Gaffney, Cherokee, SC, USA.1 (Viola Mae Richardson was born on 23 Jun 1930 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA,1 8 17 died on 23 Feb 2009 in Alexander City, Tallapoosa, AL, USA 8 17 and was buried on 25 Feb 2009 in Alexander City: Hillview Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Tallapoosa, AL, USA 8 17.)


Sources


1 Bridges, Ralph Andrew, Thomas Alexander Haithcock, 1850-1923, Sallie Gardner, 1852-1930 : their children and grandchildren to 1984 (Online https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/37114-thomas-alexander-haithcock-1850-1923-sallie-gardner-1852-1930-their-children-and-grandchildren-to-1984?offset=1), page 5.

2 Mooresville Tribune (Mooresville, NC), 25 Aug 2004, page 6A. Obituary of Wanda Havner.

3 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC35-6DV James Turner Beeker, 07 Nov 1927 citing vol. 15, p. 1205, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

4 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC78-JCS James Michael Beeker, 08 Jul 1956 citing vol. 44a, p. 781, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=159518994.

6 Radney Funeral Home (Alexander City, AL), http://www.radneyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/James-Beeker/#!/Obituary Obituary of James Turner Beeker.

7 Radney Funeral Home (Alexander City, AL), http://www.radneyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Gary-Beeker/#!/Obituary Obituary of Gary Pete Beeker.

8 Alexander City Outlook (Alexander City, AL), http://www.alexcityoutlook.com/2009/02/25/mrs-viola-richardson-beeker/ 25 Feb 2009, obituary of Viola Richardson Beeker.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6674607.

10 FamilySearch.org, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7JG5-B16Z Gary Lloyd Beeker b. 26 May 1951 Rowan NC father James Turner Beeker mother Vilola Mae Richardson.

11 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X37M-6L5 Charley Beeker Salisbury NC.

12 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW3J-S1D Charles Beeker Bear Poplar Rowan Co NC.

13 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FM3-MV2C James Beeker Mount Ulla Steel Township Rowan Co NC.

14 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6X11-F7V7 Loyd H Richardson Salisbury NC.

15 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 25 Aug 1971, page 3. Obituary of Homer Lloyd Richardson.

16 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 18 oct 1990, page 82. Obituary of Frances Owen Petersen.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88631887.



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