Joyce R. Beam

July 27, 1945January 31, 2021

Joyce R. Beam, 75, of Columbia, SC passed away on January 31, 2021. She was born in Columbia, SC on July 27, 1945. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Clinton Ramsey Jr. and Mary Odessa Bedenbaugh Ramsey.

She is survived by her daughter, Denise Wilburn (Bill) of Bruceton Mills, WV and son, Christopher B. Moss (Beth Reiber) of Gaston; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; brother, Robert O. Ramsey (Patricia) of West Columbia and sister, Bernice “Libby” R. Mattingly (Richard) of West Columbia.

Ms. Beam is predeceased by her husband, Lloyd G. Beam and brother, Charles Ray Ramsey.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Southland Memorial Gardens, 700 West Dunbar Road, West Columbia, SC 29170. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to service at the graveside. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979 or online at

A special thank you to Blain Pritcher, Sharon Guest and the Columbia Fire Department.


  • Visitation

    Friday, February 5, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, February 5, 2021


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Kristy Arant (Price)

February 4, 2021

My deepest sympathies go out to the entire family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God give you the peace that you seek.