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Kingwood Funeral Home

22800 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX

OBITUARY

Norma Jean Beaman

February 25, 1931May 13, 2020
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Norma Jean Beaman of Kingwood, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Plantation Assisted Living Care Center in Porter Texas. She was 89.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Kingwood Funeral Home in Kingwood Texas. The private funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. for a limited number of family and friends due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Burial will be at the Rosewood Funeral Home Cemetery in Humble Texas.

Born in Paonia Colorado on February 25, 1931, to Alonzo and Verna (Edelen) Pyle, she was the oldest of three children. She spent her child and adolescent years growing up in Paonia. She married Eugene Albert Beaman on January 17, 1951, in Paonia. Mr. Beaman passed away on May 28, 2009 at the age of 77.

Mrs. Beaman loved her family and was a devoted homemaker. She loved doing family research. Her study was full of pictures, stories, post cards and other research she accumulated over the years. She loved music, especially listening to Elvis sing gospel songs. She loved art, antiques, baby animals and chocolate.

Survivors include three sons, Richard Eugene Beaman of Brentwood CA., Danny Lee Beaman and his wife Diane of Pasco WA., Randy Scott Beaman and his wife Laraine of Kingwood TX., and one daughter LaDonna Rae Jensen of Provo UT., one sister and her husband Glenna Rae. and George Boswell of Grant Pass OR. and one brother Don Alonzo Pyle and his wife Dea of Cedaredge CO.; 17 grand-children and 54 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Beaman was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and her son Kevin Dee Beaman.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Rick Beaman
  • Dan Beaman
  • Randy Beaman
  • Jacob Beaman
  • Blake Beaman
  • Tyson Beaman
  • Garret Beaman
  • Don Pyle
  • Matt Gille

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Memories

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Wilmer Lara

May 19, 2020

Grandma Beaman was the sweetest soul. She always had a smile on her face and she loved my brother and I like we were her own grandkids. She gave the best hugs and had the most genuine smile. She will be missed greatly, and I'm so happy I got to know her over the years. Rest In Peace Grandma Beaman. We love you
- The Lara Family

Jason Moulton

May 19, 2020

Sister Beaman and her family were wonderful friends and members of our congregation. We loved the Beaman family. Please express our condolences to all the family members. She was a wonderful lady. I am sure it was a lovely reunion in Heaven. We will keep all of you in our prayers.

Jason and Barbara Moulton

Tanya Simler

May 19, 2020

I'm so grateful for the special memories I have with Aunt Norma. I remember visiting them a couple of times when they lived in California and she and Uncle Gene came to visit us in Colorado. We went on an awesome family trip to KY, MO, and TN with them. I share a love of family history with her and my parents, so we loved tramping through old cemeteries and listening to stories from family we met along the way.

Once they moved to Cedaredge, they became like grandparents to me and our children, and she reminded me so much of my grandma, Norma's mom. We had yummy Sunday dinners at her house where my children loved the M&M dispenser. Uncle Gene had a singing fish that was great entertainment.

Probably the time I remember the most is when I sat beside Norma, holding Grandma's hand as she passed away. It was a special time I was able to share with her.

I love you, Aunt Norma!

Karen McKee

May 19, 2020

Norma Jean was a very special cousin. We always enjoyed the visits from the Beaman family and had a lot of fun when they visited Paonia. Norma was Paonia Cherry Day Queen in 1948. She loved her family and will be missed.

Jenene Poulson

May 19, 2020

She was a gentle, beautiful soul. It was an honor to know her.

Alene Perez

May 19, 2020

Frequent visits were made by my Grandma and Grandpa to our home as a child. They always came in their amazing RV for 2 weeks and parked out front of our house. I would wake up early and sit on the side of the RV, waiting for the smell of bacon and eggs to fill the air so that I could knock on the door and be a part of their morning routine. Grandpa was always in his White undershirt smelling fresh of oldspice, and his perfectly white parted and slicked back hair. Grandma was always up standing in the kitchen to serve her other half with his tea and favorite breakfast. Her hair was always curled to perfection and she always had a Nicely pressed button up blouse with slacks. My older sister did point out something very apparent about Grandma....and that was that she always had that comforting smell and amazingly soft skin.

I always adored the way my Grandfather spoke of her. He teased in lovingly fashion, but he never failed to mention the dear love he had for her. They were that perfect adorable “old” couple that i cherished to examine. The size difference and how petite my sweet Grandma was next to my Grandpa, always made me giggle in delight.

My grandfather was always the conversationalist as I got older growing closer to his passing, and I learned many powerful and captivating stories about them and their trying experiences as parents. But after Grandpa passed, my Grandma spent a couple of weeks out here in Utah and I cherish one evening we had together. It was so special to me to have the chance to hear her perspective on all of the stories my Grandfather shared before. She brought many more details and emotions and I’ll never forget that.

Grandma, I love you and I’m so incredibly grateful for the dedication you showed in your lifetime to your posterity. You were an inspiration of loyalty and consistency. I pray and have faith that you and Grandpa are together watching over me and my family, until we meet again.

Pat and Jim Cook

May 19, 2020

I was privileged to know Norma a little. We went to Sisters Lunch Bunch a few times. She really liked getting out and socializing. She was always smiling and friendly at Relief Society, too.
Randy and Laraine, we are so sorry for your loss. May peace and comfort be with you.
Love, the Cooks

Jacob Beaman

May 19, 2020

I have many wonderful memories of Grandma. Grandma and I have always shared a special bond with our love of animals. I remember as a kid being fascinated and asking her to tell me more about her favorite pet she had as a young girl which was a descented pet skunk.

While I serving as a missionary in El Salvador I looked forward to the letters I received from her as both Grandpa and her got settled into their home in Colorado. Other than my dad, she was the most consistant at writing me and I always felt her love each week as I read her letters. I remember multiple letters mentioning the deer that would water in the creek behind their home. As I was going to school in Utah, I was able to make a few roadtrips to visit both Grandpa and Grandma at their home in Colorado. I remember driving Grandma back to Utah on one of my return trips. Grandma shared countless stories of her childhood growiing up in Colorado; how she and Grandpa met; and how much she loved living in the Bay Area and raising her family.

Grandma loved unconditionally and accepted you as you are. She was a women of great patience, faith, charity and a wonderful example to all. She was also the most tech savvy senior citizen that I have ever met doing all kinds of family history. I know that she is in a better place with Grandpa and I will see her again.

Love you and miss you already Grandma! Until we meet again.

Harriett Swank

May 18, 2020

I remember first meeting her in Relief Society when my husband and I were serving our mission in Kingwood.
She was the sweetest lady and we shared many stories. She lived her family and the gospel. She will be missed.

Glenna Boswell

May 18, 2020

Norma is my older sister. She was 9 years old when I was born. She loved babies, and I know she rocked and cuddled me like a second mother When she was a teenager, I was really a pest to her, but she put up with me.

I lived with Norma and Gene off and on for several years before I was married, helped her with the children and we became very close. After I was married we were in touch often, and as our Mom grew older, she and I traveled as often as we could together to visit Mom and our brother, Don and his family. We either took a plane or drove. We had a number of harried experiences on our travels, but we always laughed them off. We were each other's best friends.

She and Gene were our children's favorite people. They attended all our children's weddings, sad times and good times. We will miss her smiling countenance and her unconditional love.

She was loved by everyone who crossed her path here in her mortal journey. I'm sure she was greeted by all of her family and friends who have gone before her.

I treasure the memories of her friendship, sisterhood, and all she extended to me. I love her dearly.

Glenna and Ted Boswell

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