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Mary Juanita (Nita) Beasley

Mary Juanita (Nita) Beasley, age 89, of Erwin, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Christian Care Center. Mrs. Beasley was a native of Tennessee and a daughter of the late Dewitt Talmadge Tyner and Mary Susan Willis. She was a member of Embreeville Church of Christ, Erwin, TN. She was a homemaker and raised five children in a loving, Christian home. She loved sewing, crochet, reading the Bible and other devotional books, and listening to Christian music. Nita was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a minister’s wife and missionary for over fifty years. Nita was devoted in serving Christ and helping others. In addition to her parents, Nita is preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.

Mrs. Beasley leaves behind,
Daughter: Mary Moore and her husband, Tim, Unicoi
Sons: Harvey Lawrence (Larry) Beasley, Jr. and his wife, Marsha, Atlanta, GA
Dean Beasley and his wife, Sharon, Tallahassee, FL
Wesley Beasley and his wife, Alta, Dallas, TX
John Beasley and his wife, Cindy, Jackson, MS
Brother: Wiley Tyner, Las Vegas, NV
Ten Grandchildren,
Ten Great-Grandchildren,
and One Great-Great-Grandchild

A memorial service for Juanita Beasley will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Embreeville Church of Christ, 4343 Hwy 81 South, Erwin, TN 37650. Scott Phillips will officiate. Musical selections will be provided by the congregation, led by Chester Durham and special music by Pat Tester, Richard Storey and Tim Moore. A family graveside service will be held at a later date.

Those who prefer a memorial gift in lieu of flowers, may make donations to, Pioneer Bible Translators, through, Embreeville Church of Christ, 4343 Hwy 81 South, Erwin, TN 37650. (423-743-7232)

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Juanita Beasley through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.