The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


January 28, 2014

Anna Beshears

GREENVILLE — Anna Elizabeth Kuxhausen Beshears, 91, of Greenville died Jan. 27, 2014, at Colonial Lodge.

Graveside services with military honors will be 11 a.m., Thursday, at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with Rev. Royce Litchfield officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m., today at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.

Mrs. Beshears was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on Dec. 4, 1922. She was the daughter of Frederick and Katharina Kuxhausen. She was a resident of Grand Prairie most of her adult life, where she retired from Vought Aircraft. She resided at the Colonial Lodge of Greenville for the last seven years of her life.

Survivors include sons, James Frank Beshears and wife, Rayfen of San Marino, Calif., Robert Gary Beshears and wife, Cathy of Greenville; daughter, Melodye Pope and husband, Brian of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Cindy Chen and Katrina Beshears of California, Raymond Beshears of Van Alstyne, John Beshears of Richmond, Texas, Chris Ulrich and Todd Ulrich of Grand Prairie; and eight great-grandchildren.

Her parents and three siblings preceded her in death.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Raymond Beshears, John Beshears, Chris Ulrich and Todd Ulrich.

Visit and sign the guest book at


Text Only
  • Jaunda Gauntt

    Jaunda Gauntt Hensley, 82, of Lewisville passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014

  • Stanley Lynn

    Stanley Lawson Lynn, 57, of Greenville passed away July 27, 2014, at his home in Greenville.

    July 28, 2014

  • Jo Pierson

    Funeral services for Jo Willa Bradley Pierson, 100-year-old Celeste resident, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church of Celeste.

    July 28, 2014

  • John Randolph

    John C. Randolph, 82, of Greenville, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at his residence.

    July 26, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 25, 2014

  • Michael Matthews

    Michael Ray Matthews was born June 21, 1945, at Los Angeles, Calif., to Cecil Hugh Matthews and Mary Evelyn Sherrell.

    July 24, 2014

  • Reginald Martin

    Reginald Zan Martin “Reggie,” 81, did it his way. He passed away July 22, 2014, with the help of God, after a stroke suffered on July 6.

    July 24, 2014

  • Robbie Jackson

    July 24, 2014

  • Raymond Franklin

    Raymond Franklin, 73, of Greenville passed away July 15, 2014, in Arlington.

    July 24, 2014

  • Claudia Anderson

    Claudia Ruth Anderson, 65, of Greenville died July 19, 2014, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.

    July 24, 2014

Featured Ads

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Must Read

See more photos and purchase prints here.

AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide