William Henry Beeker
(1863-1895)
Minnie Elizabeth Russell
(1867-1905)
Amos William Reed
(1869-1948)
Hattie Elizabeth Caldwell
(1875-1965)
Fred Robert Beeker Sr.
(1885-1956)
Christine Laverne Reed
(1893-1953)
Minnie Evelyn Beeker
(1928-2017)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Edward Elliott Sr.

Minnie Evelyn Beeker 1 3 4

  • Born: 22 Oct 1928, Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA 1 4
  • Marriage (1): William Edward Elliott Sr. on 27 Oct 1946 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA 1 2
  • Died: 2 Apr 2017, Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA at age 88 1 4
  • Buried: 10 Apr 2017, Eutaw: Mesopotamia Cemetery, Greene, AL, USA 4

   FamilySearch ID: L22R-KH4.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA. 5 The 1940 census recorded renting a home for $15 a month on Wilson Avenue across the railroad crossing: F. R. Beeker, foreman at planer mill, 54, living with wife Christie, 47; son Chris, expressman at A. G. S. Depot, 19; son John, 16; and daughter Minnie Evelyn, 2. All were born in Alabama except F. R. in North Carolina.

2. Residence: on 27 Jul 1956 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA. 6

3. Obituary: Tuscaloosa News: obituary of Minie Evelyn Beeker Elliott on 9 Apr 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, AL. 1 EUTAW - Minnie Evelyn Beeker Elliott, age 88, of Eutaw, Ala., passed away at her home April 2, 2017. Minnie was born October 22, 1928 in Eutaw, Alabama to Fred Robert and Christie Laverne (Reed) Beeker. After graduating from Greene County High School, she married William Edward (Bill) Elliott Sr. on October 27, 1946. They settled in Eutaw and had six children.
A well-known seamstress, she was the proprietor of the Elliott's Fabric Center in downtown Eutaw. For several decades, Minnie delivered the Tuscaloosa Newspaper in the local area. She loved the outdoors, swimming, biking, and softball.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Bill; five children, William Elliott Jr. (Robin), Donna Elliott, and Fred Elliott (Amy) all of Eutaw, Ala; Janet Elliott Massey (Larry) of Northport, Ala.; and Cheryl Elliott-Dawe (Lloyd) of Johnston, SC; her brother, Chris Beeker of Eutaw, Ala.; her sister-in-laws, Mary Hamiter, Maxine Elliott, and Sue Burford; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Fred Beeker, Reed Beeker, and John Beeker; her sister, Ina Merle Brannon; and her infant daughter.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 10 2017, at the Eutaw Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Williams officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Burial will follow in the Mesopotamia Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey W. Carroll, Brad Elliott, Brock Elliott, Andrew Hamiter, Joe Hamiter, and Johnny Madison.
Honorary Pallbearers are Johnathon Curtman, Josh Curtman, Graeme Dawe, and Mitchell Elliott.


Minnie married William Edward Elliott Sr., son of Calvin Edward Elliott and Emma Mae Hicks, on 27 Oct 1946 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA.1 2 (William Edward Elliott Sr. was born on 8 Jul 1923 in Marion, Perry, AL, USA,7 died on 18 Nov 2021 in Eutaw, Greene, AL, USA 2 7 and was buried on 22 Nov 2021 in Eutaw: Mesopotamia Cemetery, Greene, AL, USA 7.)


Sources


1 Tuscaloosa News (Tuscaloosa, Alabama), 9 Apr 2017, obituary of Minnie Beeker Elliott.

2 Dignity Memorial, https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/northport-al/william-elliott-10451822#:~:text=Bill%20was%20born%208%20July,the%20Ardennes%2C%20and%20the%20Rhineland.

3 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 23 Feb 2011, obituary of Amos Reed Beeker.

4 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/178118021.

5 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1GD-1NH F R Beeker Eutaw, AL.

6 "Greene County Democrat (Eutaw, AL)," 2 Aug 1956 page 1, obituary of Fred R. Beeker.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/234156508.



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