Charles Turner Beeker
Lula Etta Miller
Jesse Harrison Owen
Emma Louise Alexander
Harrell Turner Beeker
Jessie Frances Owen
Wanda Laverne Beeker


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Wanda Laverne Beeker 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 21 Jan 1929, Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 2 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Glenn Franklin Havner
  • Died: 23 Aug 2004, Statesville, Iredell, NC, USA at age 75 2 3
  • Buried: 25 Aug 2004, Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: L7XB-84J.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 8 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. 9 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 Franklin, Rowan, NC, USA. 10 The 1950 census recorded Glenn F. Havner, farm mechanic for farm equipment company, 22, living with wife Wanda L., 21; daughter Mary E., 2; and son Stephen G., born Nov 1949. Also in the home is mother-in-law Frances J. Beeker, 39. All were born in North Carolina.

4. Obituary: Mooresville Tribune: obituary of Wanda Havner on 25 Aug 2004 in Mooresville, Iredell, NC, USA. 3 Wanda Beeker Havner, 75, of Mt. Ulla, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004 at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville.
Born Jan. 21, 1929 in Salisbury to the late Harrell Turner Beeker and Frances Owen Beeker Petersen, she attended Mt. Ulla High School. Mrs. Havner was a homemaker and member of Thyatira Presbyterian Church in Salisbury.
Mrs. Havner is survived by her husband, Glenn F. Havner.
Other survivors include her children, Mary Havner Caldwell of Catawba, Steve Havner of Mt. Ulla, Robin H. Drye of Salisbury, Charlene Brown of Monroe and Anita Benfield, of Mooresville; a brother, James T. Beeker of Alexander City, Ala.; grandchildren, Lisa Lemons Tina Leonard and Scottie Havner; and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Thyatira Presbyterian Church in Salisbury with Rev. Sandra Kern officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church parlor 30 minutes prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Thyatira Presbyterian Church, 220 White Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Wanda married Glenn Franklin Havner, son of Ervin Havner and Lilly Willis. (Glenn Franklin Havner was born on 25 May 1927 in Vale, Catawba, NC, USA,6 11 died on 21 Dec 2007 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 6 11 and was buried on 23 Dec 2007 in Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 6 11.)


1, Message Board, Posting by Robin Helms, 7 Jan 2000, her mother is Wanda Laverne Beeker, daughter of Harrell Turner Beeker.

2 Find A Grave,

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

4 Radney Funeral Home (Alexander City, AL),!/Obituary Obituary of James Turner Beeker.

5, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Wanda La Verne Beeker, 21 Jan 1929 citing vol. 17, p. 788, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

6, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 ( Operations, Inc.), Glenn Frank Havner, b. 25 May 1927 Vale NC.

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

8 1930 United States Census, Charley Beeker Salisbury NC.

9 1940 United States Census, Charles Beeker Bear Poplar Rowan Co NC.

10 "1950 United States Census," Glenn Havner Franklin Twp. Rowan Co NC.

11 Find A Grave,

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