Born Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1940 in Forrest City, Ark., she and her husband owned and operated Beal One Stop in Fairdealing and she was retired from Fisher Price Toys in Murray.
Surviving are three sons, Jeffrey Beal of Benton, Roger Beal of Searcy, Ark, and Ray Beal of Conway, Ark.; two daughters, Joyce Ann Anderson of Benton and Brenda K. Varner of Forrest City, Ark.; two sisters, Eva McCoy of Forrest City, Ark., and Virginia Luker of Forrest City, Ark; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Carmen Baker; mother, Louada (Johnson) Baker; husband, Orville V. Beal; one grandson, Dustin Anderson; one sister, Lois Stanley; and one infant brother.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Josh Herndon and David Myers officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Anderson Family Cemetery, Benton.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at Collier Funeral Home.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville, TN 37212.