Elaine Shaw Beauchamp

Published 2:41 pm Monday, August 21, 2017

Elaine Shaw Beauchamp died on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Lester Glen Beauchamp Jr.; her parents, Austin and Mamie Beck Shaw; and a brother, Donald Shaw.

Her faith was apparent in everything she did, from church, to work and family. For many years she was the church secretary and treasurer, a Sunday School teacher and served on the church board. She was known as a prayer-warrior. Her greatest pleasure was taking care of her family and cooking. She enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren and nieces and nephews. For several years, she was the babysitter for Michelle Byrd Dyson and Kenneth Byrd and they are called her first grandchildren. She worked part-time at the Harmony Cafe and for 15 years was the manager of the Iredell Livestock Cafe.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Debbie B. Reavis (John) and Vicky B. Wallace (Steve); grandchildren, Jennifer Reavis, Alisha R. Smith and Zack Wallace; great-grandchildren, Ansley and Zoey Smith and Kaden and Skyler Reavis (due in October); sisters, Estelle S. Allen and Bonnie S. Troutman; sister-in-law, Inge Shaw; numerous nieces and nephews; and close friend and prayer-warrior partner, Judy Wooten.

Celebration of life services are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 23 at New Union United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Eric Lineberry officiating. The family was to receive friends from 4-6 p.m. prior to the funeral in the fellowship hall.

Memorials: Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, 28625; or New Union UMC Building Fund, 1436 Sheffield Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.