Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 9, 2012 11:55 am EST


NEWARK — A funeral service for Thelma M. Beach, 75, of Newark, will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home. Pastor Kristin Santiago will officiate. Burial will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark.

Mrs. Beach was born Nov. 29, 1936, in Knox County, a daughter of the late Clay and Alta (Moran) Allen. She had grown up in the Bladensburg area and was a member of the Bladensburg Church of Christ since her youth.

She is survived by a brother, Gail (Louise) Allen of Bladensburg; three sisters, Grace Johnson of Bladensburg, Leah Schumacher of Lake Wales, Fla., Monna (Paul) Shrider of Somerset; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, her husband, Owen Beach, in 2005, and a son, Christopher Beach, in 2004, preceded her in death.

Friends and family may call Friday, Feb. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202, Independence, OH 44131.

The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at and click obituaries/guestbook entry.

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