June 2, 1935 - May 22, 2020
Mrs. Minerva M. Beasley, age 84, a resident of Washington, NC, died peacefully surrounded by family, Friday May 22, 2020 at her home.
A graveside funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday May 24, 2020 at Oakdale Cemetery officiated by Rev. Greg Barmer.
Mrs. Beasley was born in Sampson County, daughter of the late Garland and Ara B. Matthews. She was a 1956 graduate of 71st High School in Fayetteville and continued her education at Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in Winston Salem. On July 5, 1955 she married Scott Beasley who preceded her in death on December 6, 2019. As a nursing supervisor, she had worked sixteen years at Beaufort County Health Department and fifteen years in the hospital setting. Her favorite pastime was gardening in her flower beds and vegetable garden. Mrs. Beasley was a member of First Baptist Church in Washington.
Survivors include her children: Howard K. Beasley (Vickie) of Williamsburg, VA, Sandra B. Atkins (William) of Durham and Terry L. Beasley (Sonja) of Chocowinity; her siblings: Lynette M. Parker (Bobby), Dale Matthews (Robbie) and Kenneth Matthews (Elizabeth) all of Fayetteville; a grandson: Will Atkins of Hickory; great granddaughter: Aniston Atkins ; and extended family: Josh Ayers and Ethen Ayers. Mrs. Beasley was predeceased, along with her husband Scott, by a daughter: Angela F. Beasley and a grandson: Christopher Neal Beasley. In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that any memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church, 113 N. Harvey Street, Washington, NC 27889.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Beasley family.
Sunday, May 24
180 East 15th Street
Washington, NC 27889