AHOSKIE – Phoebe Margretta Beasley, age 94, departed for her heavenly home on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
She was born on March 20, 1918 in Caldwell County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John Kelly Blackburn and Estella Mae Traylor Blackburn. Phoebe worked at various jobs during her life but enjoyed being a wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
Among those who will miss her is her daughter, Maria Dixon and husband, Robert ‘Buzz’ Dixon of Placentia, CA, her daughter, Sherry Rountree and husband, Don Rountree of Ahoskie, NC; granddaughter Jessica Dixon Ekstrom and husband, Jason Ekstrom of Fullerton, CA, grandson Josh Dixon, and granddaughter Stephanie Dixon of Placentia, CA. Also surviving is grandson, Don Rountree II and wife Jannell and son Allen, of Windsor, NC; and grandson Dustin ‘Dusty’ Rountree of Ahoskie, NC; as well as extended family and friends.
Besides her parents, members of her heavenly family include her husband, Ted Earl Beasley, two infant children, her brother Tilman, and sisters, Velta and Serena.
Our love goes with you.