Joyce Laverne (Redd) Beech, age 82, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at her home in Columbia, TN after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Malvin and Susie LaCroix Redd and widow of George W. Beech. Two sisters, Shirley Lumpkins and Anita Coffey also preceded her in death.
Born and reared in Lawrence County, TN Mrs. Beech spent the majority of her years serving as a homemaker in Lewisburg as well as a cashier and bookkeeper at the familys grocery business, Beech and Son.
Her survivors include four sons, Dr. James (Karyn) Beech, Columbia, TN, Dr. Douglas (Prabha) Beech of Walkersville, MD, Rev. Jeffrey (Mary) Beech, Muscle Shoals, AL, John D. Beech, Columbia, TN, two sisters, Carole (Tommy) Wolaver, Stone Mountain, GA, Wanda (Jerry) Wilson, Plymouth, IN, eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM in the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be immediately following visitation. Burial will be at Lone Oak Cemetery.
Notes of condolences may be sent to www.billsmcgaugh.com.
Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and Cremetory is in charge of the arrangements.