Obituary

Ellen Mae Beal

Age 80, a resident of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at the Arkansas Veterans Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was born January 1, 1940 in Sunray, Texas, the daughter of Wallace and Edna (Pearson) McAdams.

She married her sweetheart, had three children and raised them on lots of love, great country cooking and common sense. She loved caring for elderly and always stopped to talk to babies. She found her niche and was successful having yard sales for other people. Her clients were always amazed at how hard she worked while loving every minute of it. She cherished her grandsons, loved anything chocolate mocha and always had her lipstick on.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her step mother Flora McAdams, three sisters Sis Manion, Lillian Thurman and Phyllis Allen Pierce, three brothers Bud, AJ, and Curtis McAdams.

Survivors include her husband of 62 1/2 years Doyle Beal; one son Alan Beal of West Fork, Arkansas; two daughters Nancy Elms and her husband Mark of Everton, Missouri, and Connie Miller and her husband Carl of Prairie Grove, Arkansas; one sister Carrie Beal and her husband Lloyd of Prairie Grove, Arkansas; five grandchildren Justin Miller, Matthew Miller, L.J. Wade, Tiffany Holmes and Mark Elms II.

The family would like to extend our sincerest appreciation for the phenomenal love and care provided by Elite Hospice, and especially Melissa Henson RN, as well as the staff at Arkansas Veterans Home.

The family will receive friends Monday, September 14, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Luginbuel Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 15th, 2020, at Prairie Grove Cemetery Pavilion in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Pallbearers will be Justin Miller, Matthew Miller, L.J. Wade, Mark Elms, Leroy Allen, and Anthony Davis.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Cliff Beal, Steve Beal, Steve McAdams, and Mark Elms II.

Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Elite Hospice 4847 Kaylee Ave Suite A, Springdale, Arkansas 72762
Funeral Service

10:00 am
Prairie Grove Cemetery Pavilion
Visitation

5:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home
Final Resting Place
General

Jan 1, 1940

Sep 11, 2020

80

Tributes

Nancy and family, I’m so sorry for the loss of your Mom! I’m praying for comfort, peace and that precious memories will help carry you though this difficult time! ??
Jeannie Nall Moffett - Friend
Nancy, Alan and Connie, I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom. Cherish the memories.
Chris McAlexander - Friend
Nancy, Connie, Alan, I’m thankful for Ellen being a part of my life. She would bake cakes and invite us to come visit. She always had such a humorous and positive life outlook. I’m thankful for all of you! I’ll pray for you to experience peace. I’m just thinking of Ellen experiencing her heavenly home and family now. May the peace of God be with you all.
Patricia McAdams Myers - Cousin
Alan, Connie, Nancy and family: I'm sorry for the loss of your Mom. Praying for comfort and peace for you. I always enjoyed visiting with Ellen and she will be greatly missed. With love
Brenda Brockman Maddan - Friend
Mrs. Ellen or aka: "Mama Beal" was such a joy to care for here at the Vets Home. Alan, Nancy, and Connie, thank you so much for sharing your Mom with our facility. If anyone ever needed a smile Mrs. Ellen could get the job done. She was such a joy to care for and I'll always remember her, her lipstick, and darling sense of humor. Praying for your family. Love and hugs.
Sarah Mitchell - Nurse
Connie - I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a very sweet lady. Your family and your dad will be in our prayers.
Tessa Jordan Rhodes - Friend
Nancy and family-I am so sorry for your loss. I know she was a special lady and will be missed by many. May you feel the love of friends and family at this most difficult time.
Elaine Clayton - Friend
So sorry for your loss Alan and Dolyle and girls. Would love to attend funeral but my health won’t let me my thoughts and prayers be with you
Norma Alford - Friend
Nancy, I'm so sorry to learn of your mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lulu Bruns - Friend
Funeral Service

10:00 am
Prairie Grove Cemetery Pavilion
Visitation

5:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home
Final Resting Place
General

Jan 1, 1940

Sep 11, 2020

80