Frances Burns
Beaver


March 6, 1944 - February 24, 2019

Frances Burns Beaver, age 74, of Florence, passed from this life on February 24, 2019.   The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 27  from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home.   A celebration of her life will follow at 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Terry Stubblefield officiating.  

Fran graduated from Cullman High School in 1962, and married the love of her life, Clyde “Bucky” Beaver, on February 16, 1963.  She was a very talented artist who mastered glass painting, ceramics, and painting with watercolors and acrylic.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Nilma Burns; sister, Delores Burns Blalock (Ralph); and brother, Alan Burns, Sr.

Survivors include her loving husband, Clyde; children, Karen Ritter (Phillip) of Florence, Clyde R. Beaver, III, of Mexico City, Mexico, and Dan Beaver of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Cliff Ritter of Birmingham, AL and Olimpia Beaver of Homestead, FL; sister-in-law, Ella Marie Burns; 3 nieces and 1 nephew.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the nurses and staff of Mitchell-Hollingsworth, Station 500, and to Denise James and the staff of Community Care Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund or the Garden Fund at First United Methodist Church, 415 N. Seminary Street, Florence, AL  35630. 

Those who knew Fran know how much she loved life, gardening, decorating and art.  She will be missed by all who knew her.   



Visitation

February 27, 2019
3:00 pm

Visitation

Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

February 27, 2019 3:00 pm

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Celebration of Life

February 27, 2019
5:00 pm

Celebration of Life

Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

February 27, 2019 5:00 pm

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2 Comments on “Frances Burns Beaver”

  1. Bucky and family, we are praying for all of you during this time. Fran’s bright light was always shining, she will be missed!!

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