Coydean Williams Beckham – Obituary

By  | December 6, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Shackelford Funeral Home
Coydean Williams Beckham departed this life on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the age of 81 years, 3 months, and 15 days. She was born in Hardin County, Tennessee on August 19, 1936, the daughter of the late Coy and Mattie Abrams Williams. On July 28, 1962, she was united in marriage to John Clifford Beckham, who preceded her in death on February 14, 2014.

Coydean lived in the Walnut Grove Community for 26 years and moved to Phoenix, Arizona for 12 years. They returned to the Walnut Grove Community and she stayed there for the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Second Creek Church of Christ. Coydean retired from Angelica Manufacturing Company where she had been a supervisor. She was a fantastic cook and shared that skill with many people. Among one of her favorite past times was raising a garden and flowers.

She is survived by her children, Krysta Pickens and her husband David of Savannah, Tennessee, James Beckham and his wife Janice of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and Beverly England and her husband Kerry of Smiths Grove, Kentucky; grandchildren, Sarah, Levi, Seth, John, Jessica, Jennifer, Kara, Rebecca, and Jacob; special grandson-in-law, Ray Baker; special sister-in-law, Joyce Williams of Savannah, Tennessee; special nieces, Gwendolyn, Debra, Pamela, Donna, and Debbie; and special nephews, Paul, Jr., Bill, and Alan.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Grady Williams.


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