Monday, September 12, 2011

Amanuensis Monday - Charles Bean Obituary

Chas. Bean Dead
Charles Bean, one of the old
settlers of this community passed
away yesterday at his home three
miles south of Tupelo, of pneu-
Mr. Bean leaves a companion
and three children to mourn his
loss,  besides numerous friends.
He was an Odd Fellow and that
order will take charge of his re-
mains and inter them this after-
noon at 3 o'clock at Bird's Prairie
Cemetery. He was also a mem-
ber of the W.O.W. and carried
a life insurance policy for $1,000
in this order.                                

Charles Edgar Bean was born 18 Sep 1871 in Jackson County, WV to John William Bean and his wife, Lenora M. Hyre Bean. He was the second born of seven known children to this couple.

Charles' parents moved to Kansas prior to 1880, and eventually into Oklahoma where they settled.

Charles married Mary Sallie Gibson in 1898 in Oklahoma. The couple went on to have four known children: Edgar Charles, Mary, Lenora and Willis Hopwood.

Charles died 31 Mar 1909 in Tupelo.

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