Obituaries: Kathleen Beeson

OTTUMWA – Kathleen D. Beeson, 94, of Ottumwa died at 5:40 a.m. March 16, 2017 at Good Samaritan Society – Ottumwa.

She was born May 3, 1922 in Moulton, IA to Grover and Verna Archer Fogle.  She married Noble Beeson January 20, 1940.  He preceded her in death October 18, 2015 after seventy-five years of marriage.

She was a member of Zion Community Church of God.

Surviving is a son, Noble “Gene” Beeson of Ottumwa; a daughter, Pat (Dean) Harter of Blakesburg; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Hazel Dougherty and Vickie Clark; a grandson, Jason Harter; three sisters, Viola Rimmer, Dota Davis, Rosalie Clark; two brothers, David Fogle and Robert Fogle.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Zion Community Church of God with Pastor Jesse Elkins officiating.  Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Society Hospice or Heartland Humane Society PO Box 1149 Ottumwa, IA 52501.