Friday, December 11, 2015

Dorothy M. Beavins (December 1, 2015)

Dorothy M. Beavins, 100 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 8:17 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community. She was born February 26, 1915 in Morocco, Indiana the daughter of the late Harry D. & Bessie E. (Stewart) Brewer.

She attended Illinois Wesleyan University and graduated from Illinois State University. She was a school teacher at Winchester, Illinois Schools from 1936-1949 then she owned White Springs Golf Course from 1950 to 1970, she then was a Realtor at Paul Clark Realty and King Realty from 1972 to 1991. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was a choir member since 1955; member of the Greenville Music Club since 1951; member of the Choralettes (Singing Group) from 1955-1990; Darke County Writers Club.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her Husband: Lionel E. “Bo” Beavins in 1984; son: Joel Stewart Beavins in 2015; brothers: Maynard “Ted” Brewer & Marion C. Brewer.

She is survived by her grandchildren: Christina Beavins & Kathryn Glunt of Greenville, South Carolina, Karen & Todd Meinsen of Fountain City, Indiana, Joel & Jill Beavins Jr. of Franklin, Indiana, JoAnna Bingham of Greenville, Jeff Beavins of Greenville, & Jenny & Thomas Severance of Greenville; numerous great grandchildren & great great grandchildren.

Services will be held on Friday December 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Angela Meeks officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund.

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