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Marjorie Lena Beasley
Marjorie Lena Beasley

Marjorie Lena Beasley, 86, of Toano, VA, crossed over the river to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.

She was survived by her daughter, Lorraine Beasley (Steve White); grandchildren, Jason, Michele, and Jared Arthur; Tony Beasley (Jess), Angie Jones (Jeff); one great-grandchild, Mo Beasley; brother, Jimmy Miller; sisters, Peggy Owen (Bill), Shirley Miller and sister-in-law, Vivian Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene E. Beasley; son, Ronald Eugene Beasley; brothers, Thomas Jr., Albert, Earnest, Raymond, Earl, Bill, Bruce, Marvin (Big Boy) Miller; sisters, Estelle Eubank, Lila Reynolds, Mary Staley, and Martha (Mop) Owens.

Margie was an Air Force wife traveling extensively until her husband’s retirement in 1967 to Toano, VA.

She worked at McKown’s Grocery in Toano, Williamsburg Soap & Candle in Norge, and Rose’s Department Store, Williamsburg.

Margie was a charter member of two churches in Nebraska and Virginia.
The family would like to thank all those who touched Margie’s life. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 from 5-7 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at 10 am at Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery, 12750 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606. Online condolences may be shared with the family at