Dorothy W. Beamis 1909 - 2008

Dorothy W. Beamis

Dorothy W. Beamis

Dorothy W. Beamis, 98, of Cottonwood died Jan. 27, 2008. She was born Oct. 5, 1909, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Samuel and Lydia Ramsden Wyancko.

She was married to the late Thomas John Beamis.

Her light and her life was the Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. She also worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Phoenix.

She also enjoyed writing, reading the Bible and traveling.

She is survived by her sons, Walter T. (Mary Lou) Beamis of Clarkdale and David H. (Martha) Beamis of Buckeye; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31, in East Resthaven Memorial Park at 1 p.m.

An online guestbook is available at


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