Carol Ann Beal, 81, of Syracuse, IN went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at her home. She was born on July 7, 1938 in Bluffton, IN to Alvin & Lola (Brown) Follis.
She graduated valedictorian in 1956 from Ossian High School & in 1959 from Parkview School of Nursing in Fort Wayne with a registered nurse degree. She was married on August 30, 1959 in Uniondale, IN to John R. Beal who survives. She formerly worked at Lutheran Hospital, East Allen County Schools, Lawton Nursing Home, and retired after 10 years from Visiting Nurse Hospice all in Fort Wayne as a registered nurse. She lived most of her life in Ft. Wayne, IN and retired to Ft Myers, FL & Syracuse (Dewart Lake) in 1999.
She was a member of Avalon Missionary Church in Ft. Wayne, where she sang in the choir and was part of the women’s ministry. She also attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Fort Myers, FL.
She is survived by:
Husband – John Beal of Syracuse
2 Daughters – Julia Beal (Mario Jeter) of Syracuse & Jennifer (John) Berg of Ft. Collins, CO
Son – Greg (Jennifer) Beal of Ft. Wayne
7 Grandchildren – Emily, Max, Mitchell, Ellen, Esther, Oliver, and Amelia
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson – Alvin Elliott Berg, and sister – Bonnie.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Memorial services will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Jarboe officiating. Private burial will take place in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Ossian, IN
Preferred memorials may be given to the Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581.
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