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Ruth Beckum

Ruth Beckum

CHERRYVILLE – Naomi Ruth Jones Beckum, 93, of Roy Eaker Rd., passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at home. She was born Jan. 19, 1927, in Rogersville, TN, to the late Harrison and Hattie Cope Jones.
Ruth was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. A few of her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and working in her yard. She also enjoyed being called “Sunshine.”
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles V. Beckum; siblings, Ford, Willard, Blevins, Hazel, Looney, Imagine, and Liza; niece, Robin Daughtry.
Survivors include her two sons, Mike Beckum (Kay) of Lakeland, Fla., and Morty Beckum of Cherryville; sisters, Jeanette Block, and Ruby Shanks; grandchildren, Mendy Harrison (Robert), Leslie Johnson (Luke), Michelle Redgrave (Charlie), Michael Anderson, Melissa Beckum; great-grandchildren, Bryson, Bradley, Anursha, Lauren, Gabriel, Christopher, Aiden, and Parker; niece, Mary Lee Bowman; and her beloved cat, Missy.
A private funeral service, officiated by Rev. Robert Redding, will be held at Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.
Interment will follow in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Beckum lay in state from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Carpenter – Porter Funeral and Cremation Services.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mrs. Beckum.