January 24, 2010

USA: For over 20 years Janie cared for, loved the elderly in her own in-house facility

. ABILENE, Texas / ReporterNews.com / Obituaries / January 24, 2010 Janie Beasley, 71, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2010 in Abilene. Janie was born in Deleon on May 5, 1938 the daughter of William Alfred Dabney and Ethel Lee Crownover Dabney. She was always very proud that she was a former Peach and Watermelon Festival Queen in Deleon. She loved music and was an avid Elvis Presley fan. Janie will best be remembered for her generosity and her willingness to take care of anyone in need. For over 20 years, she operated an assisted living facility out of her home where she cared for and loved the elderly. These last years she has been a resident of Covenant Place where she was crowned Valentine Queen. She enjoyed watching Lifetime, drinking her Diet Pepsi and having silly fun with her family. Survivors include her children, Dorothy Padgett and husband Greg of Quinlan, Joe Kilgore of Tye, Debbie Wristen and husband Scott and Kristi Beasley all of Eula; 6 Grandchildren, Chris, Alyssa and Nathan Padgett, Zach Kilgore, Scotty Wristen and Breezie Wristen Jones; 9 Great Grandchildren and numerous other extended family members and friends. Her brothers, Thomas Bloom, Rolly Bloom and Joe Dabney preceded her in death. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.elmwoodfuneral.com [rc] Source: Abilene ReporterNews.com Scripps Interactive Newspapers Group