The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

January 28, 2014

Anna Beshears

Herald-Banner Staff

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.

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