Alda Barnes Bean

January 23, 1947February 18, 2021

Alda Barnes Bean, 74, of Denver, passed away February 18, 2021 in Huntersville. Born January 23, 1947 in Mecklenburg County, she was the daughter of Ralph and Janice (Garrison) Barnes. She married Philip Bean on February 21, 1965 in Charlotte. A member of Sunset Road Baptist church, Alda retired from the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District after 20 years of teaching. An avid outdoors person, she enjoyed spending time with her family. Survivors include her children, Philip (Rebecca) Bean, Janice (Doug) Estes and Erin (Rodney) Thompson; five grandchildren; brothers, Thomas (Cheryl) and Edward Barnes; nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and brother, Sonny Barnes. Graveside Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC. Arrangements entrusted to Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service. Condolences may be shared at


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    Tuesday, February 23, 2021


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Linda Sagoe

February 21, 2021

I remember Alda from Oakdale School. She always greeted you with a smile and a kind word. Heaven has gained a gentle soul. My condolences to her family.

Robin Gill

February 20, 2021

Alda and I went to high school together. She always had a smile.

Lori Wold

February 20, 2021

Alda was my Mom's roommate at Wexford house. One of the sweetest ladies I know. Thankful for her and how she cared for my Mom. She would say she reminded her of her own mother. Will miss you Alda, will see you again someday.

Amber Beam

February 20, 2021

I had the privilege of meeting Alda at the Wexford House. She was one of a kind. So loving and so caring. She always knew what to say to put a smile on my face. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to the Bean family.