Obituary for Thressa Mae Beene (Floyd)
Thressa Mae Floyd Beene, age 99 of Nashville went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 13, 2017 in Nashville. She was born July 29, 1917 in Center Point, Arkansas to the late John Carlisle and Mary Pearl Shofner Floyd.
She had worked for numerous years for the City of Nashville Water Department as a clerk. Thressa was a faithful member of the Sunset Church of Christ, having taught Bible Class as well as helping out her fellow members as she could. Her family was very important to her, she cherished the family times of watching her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and even her great-great grandchildren growing up to all become outstanding Christians and having good family values.
She loved fishing and camping, being outdoors working in her flowers and in her garden. She loved quilting, crocheting and embroidering, and in later years playing board games usually with the grandkids.
Preceding her in death was her parents, her loving husband; Robbie Hugh Beene, one sister; Martha Floyd Stevens and one brother; John Wilson Floyd. She was the last of her generation.
Her survivors include;
Five children, Betty Beene Johnson of Nashville, Bobby Beene Ponder of Weatherford, Texas, Charles William “Billy” Beene and wife Peggy L. of Gurley, Alabama, Eddie and wife Vickie Beene of Nashville, and Brad Lee Beene of Little Rock, Arkansas
Six Grandchildren; John Robert and wife Rhea Johnson of Little Rock, Charles Raymond and wife Lisa Johnson of Fayetteville, Ar., Benjamin Joel and wife Krica Ponder of Dallas, Texas, Bryan Aaron Ponder of Dallas, Texas, Rebecca Ellen Patton of Huntsville, Alabama, and Amy Elizabeth and husband Scott Dutile of Little Rock.
Eleven Great Grandchildren and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren as well as a host of other family and friends.
Services will be Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2 pm at Nashville Funeral Home with Karon Baxley and David Williams officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday night from 6 to 8 pm. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 10 am with Randy Hughes officiating in Nashville Cemetery under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Howard County Hospital Foundation 130 Medical Circle Nashville, Arkansas 71852 or the Divine Watery Foundation, the Christian Children’s Home or the India Mission in care of Sunset Church of Christ 1420 West Sunset Street Nashville, Arkansas or the charity of your choice.