Age: (Not Given) Address: Henson Creek Community of Avery County, North Carolina Date of Death: Saturday, May 24, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Lucy Beam Burleson, of the Henson Creek Community, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her home. She was of The Baptist Faith and was retired from Riverside Elementary School where she was Manager of the lunchroom. She was a daughter of the late Oliver Dexter and Ella Jane Twiggs Beam.
Lucy was a loving wife and a loving mother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, canning, music and traveling, but most of all she loved to spend time with her family.
Survivors include; her daughter; Reba Burleson Hughes, of Newland, NC, one granddaughter; Debbie Hughes Finley, of Newland, NC, four great grandchildren; Heather Hughes Gwyn, Dusty Finley, Destiny Finley, and Kayla Childress, three great great grandchildren; Zoie Finley, Brylee Gwyn, and Eli Finley, several nieces and nephews, and a very special niece Pat Helms.
Lucy was preceded in death by; her husband, Ernest Burleson, her brothers; Frank, Floyd, Albert, and Carl Edward Beam, three sisters, Maude Evert Mace, Dee Daniels, and Mollie Helms, and her granddaughter; Jaqueline Hughes Childers.
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm at the Yellow Mountain Cemetery with Wallace Wise and Frankie Beam officiating.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Burleson Family.