William Parrish Beaty
© Shawnee News Star
Published July 7, 2001
Submitted by: Sherry/Lincoln County
William Parrish Beaty, 85, died Friday in his Eufaula home.
The son of Alvin and Viola (Smith) Beaty was born Dec. 18, 1915, in Bennington.
He was a carpenter and security guard at First National Bank in Oklahoma City before his 1972 retirement.
Beaty entered the Army in February, 1943. He was honorably discharged in December, 1945. While in the service, he was ranked staff sergeant construction foreman.
Beaty, a Protestant, had served as president of the VFW in Oklahoma City.
Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers, one sister, two half-sisters and one nephew.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Beaty, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Gary and Colleen Majors of Tulsa, Alfred Dewayne "Pete" Majors of Eufaula and Steve C. and Irene Majors of San Rafael, Calif.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jean and Keith Clark of Eufaula; Lynn Nahid of Arlington, Texas, and Stacy and Gary Russell of Miami, Okla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Garrell and Beth Beaty of Centerton, Ark.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lorene and Paul Neal of Bokchito, Okla., and LaJuan and Bill Hendrix of Tecumseh; 17 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel. Gary A. Majors will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Eufaula VFW Post 8798.
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