July 9, 2022, 87, Mount Olive –
Viola Wilkins Holmes Beamon, 87, a resident of the Summerlin’s Crossroads community, Mount Olive, passed away early Saturday morning, July 9, 2022, while in the care of Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
Mrs. Beamon had been a seamstress in several area sewing factories and had also worked at Guilford East. She was a member of Long Ridge Free Will Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Kelvin Coates. Visitation with the family will follow the service. Burial will be Thursday, July 14, at 10 a.m. in Maplewood Cemetery. Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made to Long Ridge Church, c/o Michael Davis, 182 Jeff Outlaw Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365, or to Kitty Askins Hospice, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Mrs. Beamon is survived by her four daughters, Belinda Summerlin (Johnny) of Goldsboro, Rita Ferguson (Glen) of Mount Olive, Vickie Wells (Gene) of Pikeville, and Deena Holmes (Michelle) of Warsaw; grandchildren, Deena Sanders (Frazier), Stephanie Wells, LeeAnne Davis (Jeremy), and Brandon Ferguson (Victoria); great-grandchildren, Abel and Lyla Sanders, Brilee Singleton, Madelyn and Laikyn Davis; a sister-in-law, Minnie Pearl Wilkins of Mount Olive; wonderful next-door neighbors, Dean and Pam Tucker; and many special friends including Toni Coltren, Rena Mason, and Carolyn Burroughs who were so loyal in visiting and checking in with her often.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Leroy Holmes and James Beamon; her parents, Frank and Vivie H. Wilkins; sisters, Katie Pearl Ward, Mary Ward, Nellie Whaley, and Venie Dail; brothers, David Wilkins and O’Berry Wilkins; and a special nephew, Terry Whaley..