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Obituary for Frances G. Beam

Cherryville - Mrs. Frances Gregory Beam, 86, of Hwy. 274 N., passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at her residence.

Mrs. Beam was born in Gaston County, North Carolina on June 2, 1935 a daughter of Leroy Gregory and Doris Evelyn Friday Gregory. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 20 years of service and also worked for H&R Block in Cherryville for 20 years. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Cherryville and loved her church and church family. Mrs. Beam was a member and one of the teachers of the Mothers Sunday school class, served on the bereavement committee and served as an assistant organist. She also wrote all of the cards for the church CARE ministry that went to shut-ins and cancer patients.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Guy R. Beam, Jr.; two sons, J. Mark Beam and Roy Beam and a grandson, Casey Lee Greene.

Survivors include three sons, Benny Beam of Aiken, SC; Guy Beam, III and wife Trudy of Cherryville; Wayne Beam and wife Brenda of Burlington; an adopted daughter, Kim Putnam of Cherryville; four grandchildren, Jonathan Beam of Raleigh; Michelle Beam, Lacey (Nick) Dellinger all of Cherryville; Jake Beam (Becca) of Brevard; six great grandchildren, Joe Hood-Lee (Sierra), Harley Scronce, Shy Greene, Ash Greene, Lucy Beam and Samuel Dellinger; a sister-in-law Peggy Beam Eaker (Jim) of Asheville.

Visitation will be from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, April 22, 2022 at Second Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Lail officiating.

Burial will follow the service at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherryville.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 201 N. Houser Street, Cherryville, NC 28021

A guest register is available at

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Beam.