Wyalusing Rocket February 7, 2008
Mrs. Vina Beeman Foxx Truett, 90, passed away on Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2008, at Twilight Haven in Fresno, CA. Mrs. Truett was a former resident of Wyalusing and Laceyville for many years.
She was born in Laceyville on March 23, 1917, the daughter of the late Orville D. Beeman, who passed away in 1968, and the late Belle Lemon Beeman, who passed away in 1997 at the age of 104 years.
She grew up and lived in Laceyville, where she graduated from the Laceyville High School, Class of 1935. On May 27, 1940, she married her first husband, Edward Foxx, and after their marriage moved from Laceyville.
After the death of her husband, Edward Foxx, and marriage and death of her second husband, Millard Truett, she moved to Arkansas in the early 1970’s. She moved back to the Wyalusing area in the late 1970’s. In the fall of 1980, she moved to Laceyville, where she lived until 1998 when she moved to California to be near her sons.
During her time in Laceyville, Mrs. Truett lived over the Sheldon Funeral Home on Main St., becoming an integral part of the funeral home’s daily operation.
While in Laceyville, she enjoyed visiting with her many extended family members, friends and neighbors. When she was able, she attended the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. She was also an active member of the Meshoppen Chapter of Eastern Star # 70.
Surviving are her two sons, James Foxx and his wife, Julie of Clovis, CA and Rodney Foxx and his wife, Barbara of Colorado Springs, CO. Also surviving is her sister, Vergie Beeman Pembleton of Zephyrhills, FL, along with her eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands and parents, she was predeceased by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Leroy and Irene Beeman and Earl and Lucille Beeman, a brother-in-law, Edward Pembleton and a nephew, Elwin Beeman.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Laceyville. Interment will be in Lacey St. Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Laceyville Library, PO Box 68, Laceyville, PA 18623.
Local arrangements were made through the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville.