Addie Jean Beasley, 89, of Railroad St., Clinton, went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 28, 2021 at Mary Gran Nursing Center.
Addie was born February 14, 1932, in Sampson County to the late George Butler and Beulah Pope Hope. She was the widow to the late James Elwood Bradford and Leon Sidney Beasley. She grew up in Sampson County and graduated from Clinton High School. She worked at Roses department store for more than 55 years. She attended West Clinton Original Freewill Baptist Church. Addie was an adoring and kind woman who loved God and her family more than anything. She was a friend to all, an earthly angel who shared love and kindness to everyone she encountered. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She enjoyed working outside in the sunshine; planting her flowers and watching them grow.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by her daughter Violet “Leasy” Bradford; great grandson Donnie Millen; great-great grandson, Dace Howard; sisters Janice Lee, Annie Frances McLemore, Edna Hope and brother George Hope Jr.
Addie leaves to cherish her memories: Daughters- Debbie (William) Grice and Sherry Millen; Sons- Tony Bradford and Greg (Cheryl) Bradford; Grandchildren- Susan (Daniel) Lanier, Heather Bradford, Alissa (Carlos) Melvin, Shannon (Shelly) Grice, Derrick Millen, Jamie Bradford, Dusty Millen, Cory Millen, Lindsey (Jonathan) Griffin, Lucas Bradford, Gene Faircloth, Brett Carter, Josh Carter and Eric Carter; 22 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, July 31st at West Clinton Original Freewill Baptist Church (110 Pierce Street, Clinton, NC) with Rev. Ken Benton officiating. Interment will follow in the Clinton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church and at other times at the home of her daughter, Sherry Millen at 211 Park Avenue, Clinton.
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