May 8, 1929 – May 4, 2013 GAINESVILLE-Funeral services for Avanell (Ragsdale) Beane, 83, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro, with Deacon Danny Laws officiating, assisted by John Clark and Mike Spain. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro. No formal visitation is planned.
Mrs. Beane died May 4, 2013 in Gainesville.
She was born May 8, 1929, in Delaware Bend Community to Doss and Pearl (Phelps) Ragsdale. On November 29, 1947 she married Bill Beane. She was a nurse for over 20 years and a member of the Bowie Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include 3 sons and daughters-in-law; Butch Beane and wife, Theresa of Gainesville, Joe Lynn Beane and wife, Jacqueline of Port Orange, Florida and Hoot Beane and wife, Sherrie of Gainesville; grandchildren, Patrick Beane and wife, Michelle of Roswell, New Mexico, Toby Beane and wife, Becki of Gainesville, Dr. Randall Beane and wife, Ashley of Washington D.C., Lori Woodard and husband, Cory of Lindsay and Cory Beane of Gainesville; great grandchildren, Katie Beane of Gainesville, Cheyenne Woodard of Lindsay, Seth Beane of Gainesville and Ender Beane of Washington D.C.; a brother, Buck Ragsdale of Aubrey and a dear friend, Jeanne Sadau of Gainesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.D. and Pearl Ragsdale; her husband, Bill Beane; infant son, Billy Don Beane; 5 brothers and sisters.