Catherine T. Beachum, 82, passed away November 24, 2012, in Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital.
A native of Ansonville N.C., she was the daughter of the late Garmon Jesse and Glennie E. Threadgill. She was a devoted wife of 60 years, a dedicated mother and a loving grandmother. She enjoyed working for the City of Virginia Beach Public School System for 10 years, gardening, cooking and spending quality time with her loved ones.
She is survived by three daughters, Drusilla Beachum Harrell and husband Thomas of Knotts Island, NC, Gail Beachum Waskey and husband Dennis of Virginia Beach, VA and Donna Rae Beachum of Virginia Beach, VA; two sons, William Albert Beachum and wife Susan of Virginia Beach, VA and Ricky Arvle Beachum and wife Beverly of Zuni, VA. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, Eric, Thomas Jr., Kenny, Nathan, Ricky Jr., Catherine, Angela, Sylvia, Jesse and Benjamin; nine great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Alexus, Gabriel, Dakota, Richard, Daniel, Chloe and Silas. She was predeceased by her husband, William Arvle Beachum; and a grandson, Timothy Harrell.
A funeral will be conducted Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. The burial will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday one hour prior to the funeral.
Read Catherine Beachum's Obituary and Guestbook on www.hollomon-brown.com.