Nora Ellen Beall, age 89, of Normantown, departed this life in the early morning hours of Thursday, June 2, 2016 at her granddaughter’s home on Newberne Road, following an extended illness.
Born November 22, 1926 in Gilmer County, Nora was the daughter of the late Alvin Scott and Ruth Moss Reed.
Nora was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, gardening, cooking, canning, and collecting newspaper clippings. Nora’s true passion was her family. She loved spending time with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, and making sure everyone at the dinner table was full.
Nora was a Baptist by faith and long time member of the Upper Steer Run Baptist Church.
On August 24, 1946, Nora was united in marriage to Charles Leland Beall who preceded her in death on December 4, 1984.
Their two sons, Brenton Beall of Normantown; and Bobby Beall and wife, Regina also of Normantown.
Their six grandchildren, Travis Beall of Morgantown; Douglas Beall and wife, Allison of Normantown; Tracy Moyers and husband, Shane of Wilsie; Kourtney Self and husband, Greg of Cox’s Mills; Bradley Beall of Normantown; and Britney Beall of Tanner; six great-grandchildren, Lilliun Beall, Brody, Joel, Brooklyn Beall, and Brent and Braylie Moyers, and one brother, Wilbert Reed and wife, Arlene of LaGrange, OH.
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Along with her husband and parents, Nora was preceded in death by two brothers, Woodford and Wilford Reed, one infant brother, Francis Reed, and two sisters, Hazel Alltop and Rhoda Osborne.
Funeral Services were conducted at the Upper Steer Run Baptist Church at 1:00 PM; Saturday, June 4, 2016. Burial followed in the Beall Cemetery on Steer Run. Friends were received from 11-1 p.m., Saturday at the church.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. was honored to assist the family of Nora E. Beall with arrangements.