Valeda Hiller Beacham, age 83, entered into earthly life on Saturday, April 7, 1928, in Priddy, Texas. She entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in Houston, Texas. She is reunited with her parents, John and Irma Kuklis Hiller; husband of 48 years, Billy Joe "B.J." Beacham and son, Billy Ray Beacham. After the passing of her husband of 48 years, she was married to Pete Tiemann, who preceded her in death.

She leaves to cherish fond memories her son, Steve Beacham and wife Ellen; one granddaughter, Stephanie Drace and husband Justin of Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, Alton Hiller and wife Loreta of Brownwood, Texas, and Ralph Hiller of San Angelo, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Pat H. Foley and Company. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the Chapel of Pat H. Foley and Company. She will be laid to rest at noon in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of floral tributes, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Mrs. Beacham's honor to your local SPCA. Condolences may be shared online at