John Alexander Goss
(1892-1952)
Mary Jane Spurgeon
(1897-1981)
Frances Elizabeth Goss
(1924-2006)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Rev. Melvin Mock Beeker Sr.

Frances Elizabeth Goss 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 18 May 1924, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA 1 2 3
  • Marriage: Rev. Melvin Mock Beeker Sr. on 7 Feb 1943 in Hinesville, Liberty, GA, United States 1
  • Died: 15 Dec 2006, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA at age 82 2 3 5
  • Buried: 17 Dec 2006, Linwood: Linwood United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Her obituary was published in the Davidson Funeral Home: Obituary of Frances Beeker on 16 Dec 2006 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 3 6 Frances Goss Beeker, 82, of West U.S. Highway 64, formerly of Belmont Road, Linwood, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at Lexington Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Linwood United Methodist Church, where she was a member, by the Revs. Cindy Arnold, Wade Wright and Don Noblitt. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Beeker was born May 18, 1924, in Davidson County to John Alexander Goss and Mary Jane Spurgeon Goss. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Women. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Frank Goss and James Goss; and a sister, Ruth Goss Bourne.

Surviving are her husband, the Rev. Melvin M. Beeker of the home; a son, Melvin "Sonny" Beeker and his wife, Judy, of Mocksville; two daughters, Phyllis Leonard and her husband, Lindsay, of Lexington, and Nancy Beeker of Asheville; six grandchildren, Shelly Leonard and her husband, Michael B., Dana Buie and her husband, Terry, Michael L. Leonard and his wife, Heather, Brian Beeker and his wife, Jennifer, Amy Blackwell and her husband, Bobby, and Sally Allen and her husband, Luke; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the residence at 2473 West U.S. Highway 64.

Memorials may be made to Linwood United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 82, Linwood, NC 27299


Frances married Rev. Melvin Mock Beeker Sr., son of Willie Joseph Beeker and Clara Idella Berrier, on 7 Feb 1943 in Hinesville, Liberty, GA, United States.1 (Rev. Melvin Mock Beeker Sr. was born on 7 Jun 1920 in Welcome, Davidson, NC, USA,1 5 7 8 died on 22 May 2008 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA 5 8 and was buried on 25 May 2008 in Linwood: Linwood United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 5 8.)


Sources


1 The Heritage of Davidson County 1982 (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Biography 155, Melvin Beeker.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22617250.

3 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292. http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/), http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/home/index.cfm/obituaries/view/fh_id/10540/id/79170 Obituary of Frances Beeker.

4 The Heritage of Davidson County 1982 (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Biography 707 Hugh Frederick Leonard.

5 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292. http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/), http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/home/index.cfm?action=public%3Aobituaries.view&id=228313&fh_id=10540 23 May 2008 Obituary of Melvin Mock Beeker.

6 Salisbury Post (Salisbury, NC) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/salisburypost/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=20293628 17 Dec 2006, obituary of Frances Goss Beeker.

7 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHJ7-3QJ Melvin Mock Beeker, 1920 citing vol. 7, p. 549, Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27037970.



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