Bonnie Zell Mitchell Beacham

Published 5:00 am Friday, April 25, 2003

Services for Bonnie Zell Mitchell Beacham of Smithdale are 2p.m., Saturday, April 26, at Smithdale Church of God in Christ withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 7-9 p.m., at People’s Funeral Home inMcComb.

Mrs. Beacham, 83, died April 18, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Amite County on Nov. 3, 1919, to Edgar and IreneMitchell.

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She was a member of Smithdale Church of God in Christ.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two daughters, ClaraMae Beacham and Pearlie Mae Beacham Matthews; four brothers, Owen,Jimmy, Curtis, and Eddie Mitchell; one sister, Katie Mae Bell Cain;and two grandsons, Thomas Ray “Sonny” and Larry Lane.

Survivors are her husband of 56 years, Charlie Beacham ofSmithdale; her daughters, Judy Mae Frith and Mary Bonds, all ofSmithdale; her sons, Thomas Lane of McCall Creek; Erby Lane andCharles Beacham of Jefferson, La., Johnny Beacham of Smithdale, andCarl Edward Beacham of Tennessee Colony, Texas; and 30grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 12great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.