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Joyce Beecham

October 2, 1946 ~ June 4, 2017 (age 70)
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Joyce Wade Beecham, age 70 of Paris, TN, died Sunday June 4, 2017 at her residence in Paris, TN.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, baking pies, collecting oil lamps and taking care of her family.

Born October 2, 1946, in Paris, TN ,to the late Aaron F. Wade and the late Hallie J. Shaffer Wade.

She was married July 7, 1967 to Gerald Beecham, who preceded her in death on April 28, 2017.

Survivors include: Two daughters: Hallie Ann Christian of Paris, TN, and Betty Delores (Larry) Wallace of Paducah, KY; one son, Robert Gerald Beecham of Paris, TN; nine grandchildren, Gwin (Paige) Christian, Nathaniel (Adell) Christian, Rebecca Triplett, Charlene (Justin) Barnes, Robert Triplett, TJ Childress, George Childress, Charles “Peanut” Beecham, and Elick Beecham; and nine great grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters:, Janie D Williams, and Betty M. Adams; two brothers: Bobby F. Wade and David Wade; and one granddaughter, Janie D. Triplett.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, and continue Wednesday June 7, 2017, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.  The funeral service will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home.   

Pallbearers will be Gwin Christian, Robert Triplett, David Wade, Nathaniel Christian, TJ Childress, and George Childress. Elick Beecham and Charles “Peanut” Beecham are named as Honorary Pallbearers.

Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Big Sandy, TN.


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