Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas
September 21, 1960
Rites Slated for Mrs. Beauchamp
Belton-Mrs. J.E. Beauchamp, a pioneer resident of Bell county, died in a rest home here Monday night after a short illness.
Mrs. Beauchamp was born Feb. 27, 1879, at Heidenheimer. She married James Edward Beauchamp in 1901 at Little River and had lived all her life in Bell County. Mrs. Beauchamp is survived by her husband, a daughter Mrs. Clyde Barcelo of 1409 S. 13th St., Temple; 5 sons, Hardie J. Beauchamp of Brawley, California, Lee Roy of Alvin, Johnie B. of Lawton Okla., and Woodrow W. and James W. both of Temple; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers Jim Sprayberry of Cameron and Eli Sprayberry of La Porte; 3 Sisters Mrs. Norman Sanders of Zavalla, and Mrs. Robert Andrews and Mrs. Anna Cox, both of Houston. She is preceded in death by a son, Early H. and a daughter Thelma.
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday at the Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. George Brown officiating, assisted by the Rev. Charles E. Tatum Sr. Pastor of the Meadow Oaks Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Greathouse Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be H.H. Hester, Jesse Stracerner, A.A. Besselman, Carl Goodnight, E.L. Wiley and Oscar Sikes. Heart Field Funeral home of Belton is in Charge of arrangements.