The Washington Times-Herald


February 22, 2014

Mary 'Mag' Beasley

May 3, 1921 - Feb. 21, 2014

ODON — Mary Margaret “Mag” (Bullock) Beasley, 93, died at 2:45 a.m. Friday at Jasper Memorial Hospital. She was lovingly known as “Mag” and “Mamaw Beas.”

She was born May 3, 1921, in Daviess County, to Julie (Lents) and Roy Bullock. She married John Alden Beasley Feb. 2, 1946. He passed away November 2009.

She was a 1940 graduate of Montgomery High School and a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bramble. She was also a member of the Raglesville Ladies Homemakers Club. She worked at NAD Crane during World War II and after marriage became a homemaker and mother.

Surviving grandchildren include Michelle (Scott) Helms, Lorie (Frank) Lorenz, Johnathan (Mandy) Britton, Adriane (Roger) Callahan and Meredith (Brandon) Firestone. Surviving stepgrandchildren include Aaron (Myra) Myers, Michelle (Russell) Brown and Nicole (Derrick) Tennant. Surviving great-grandchildren include Brandy, Britton and Brooks Helms, Carter and Maggie Lorenz, Markus, Mille and Madelynn Britton, Hezekiah Callahan and a Firestone baby due in September. Surviving stepgreat-grandchildren include Abby Hamm, Kristen, Russell and Alexis Brown, Dalton and Kaitlyn Byers, Miles and Nora Tennant.

Mag leaves one surviving brother, Delbert Bullock. She also leaves two brothers-in-law, Calvin (Betty) Beasley and Ronald (Diane) Beasley; five sisters-in-law, Camilla Overton, Bernice Bullock, Coy Beasley, Dixie Beasley and Norberta Bullock.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one son, Robert Eugene Beasley; two brothers, Donald Bullock, Robert Bullock; and one sister, Helen Louise McAtee.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bramble, with Deacon Michael Jones and Bob Consley officiating.

Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the First Christian Church in Odon.

Arrangements are being made through Ed Lee Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at

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