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Leta Mae Beasley


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Leta Mae Beasley, age 102, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Rest Lawn Cemetery Chapel, 4848 Alps Drive, El Paso, TX with interment to follow.
Leta was born September 5, 1915 to Alfred Lee Hargis and Norma Mae (Cox) Hargis in Martinsville, TX. Leta married the love of her life, Earl Beasley on October 7, 1933 at Highland Park Baptist Church, El Paso, TX, together they farmed through their marred lives. She taught her children to be responsible, God-fearing members of the community. Her love of gospel hymns carried with her long after her choir days. The family enjoyed many hours of fun with her leading the domino games playing 42. The grandchildren often challenged her to arm wrestling matches and loved hearing stories about her athletic abilities when she was young. Many priceless memories were made on the farm.
Leta was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Beasley; son, Virgil Beasley; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Those left to cherish Leta’s memory are her sons, Kenneth Beasley and wife, Kathryn of Roswell, NM; Robert Beasley and wife Ida Mae of Carbondale, CO; daughter, LaVerne Lawrence and husband Gene of Kingman, KS; and brother, Bill Hargis. Leta was blessed with 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers are Ken Beasley, Jon Knight, Scott Beasley, Michael Lawrence, Cody Beasley, and Brye Beasley.
Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com.