Bettie Nan Beeman, 84, of Early went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 4, 2013, in San Angelo, Texas.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Rochelle Cemetery in McCulloch County. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, 800 Center Ave. in Brownwood.

Bettie was born on Oct. 23, 1928, in Rochelle, Texas, to Benjamin and Sudie Allen and she lived in the Brown County area for more than 30 years. She worked as a telephone operator with GTE and was a member of the Kingdom Hall in Brownwood. Bettie loved witnessing and spreading the word for the Kingdom Hall.

Bettie is survived by her children, Gloria Brown and husband David of Brady, Patricia Price and husband Vernon of Odessa, Vicki Perry of Brady, Ricki Roper and wife Tammy of Sanger, James Beeman and wife Kathy of Skitooth, Okla., and Becky Parker of Fort Worth; brothers, Andrew Allen and wife Cleta of Brady and James Allen and wife Gladys of Houston; sisters, Dorothy McInroe of Dublin and Barbara Fannin of Austin; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Hestel Allen, Ruth Rickman and Bessie Lee.

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