Thelma Jean Beasley, age 82, of Ward, Arkansas, passed away on July 17, 2022. She was born in Hazen, Arkansas on January 7, 1940 to William Les and Mary Register.
Thelma spent her time gardening, calling the hogs, playing the guitar and piano, as well as spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed listening and singing music, especially Elvis Presley. Thelma had a fur baby named Tasha, who she loved very much.
Thelma is preceded in death by her parents William and Mary Register; Dad Elvis Ricks; sister Ruth Clontz; daughter-in-law Robin Pipkin; and great grandson Gage Pipkin; and son-in-law Lee Jones.
Thelma’s survivors are her children Eddy Pipkin of El Paso, Arkansas, Diane Slocum (Mike) of Ardmore, Tennessee, Janet Morrison (Bobby) of Lonoke, Sandra Atteberry (Robert) of Elkmont, Alabama, and Carolle Ann Jones of Ardmore, Alabama. She had 12 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren Bobby Neal, Teddy Pipkin, Crystal Ormsbee, Jon Ross Neal, Amanda Neal, Eddie Pipkin, Matthew Atteberry, Savannah Widner, Stephen Atteberry, Cassandra Beaty, Brittany Fagin, and Leslie Lewter; brother Charlie Lynn Ricks (Janie); sister Alice Faye Taylor (Randy); the father of their children Guy Edward Pipkin; and her close friend Donald Beasley.
The visitation will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas from 6-8 P.M. The funeral will be held Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Cornerstone Assembly Church in Ward, Arkansas. Interment will be at Weir Cemetery in McRae, Arkansas.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 501-982-3400. www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com
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