Avis Eleanor Beasley


Avis Eleanor Grimes was born on January 1, 1939 to George and Margaret Grimes in Robstown, Texas. She passed into the arms of her Lord on April 19, 2019. She is survived by her daughters Shannon DeRulle Ware and her husband Patrick, Anneliese Ayers and her husband John Rupard, her wonderful granddaughters Kaitlyn Hope and Kara Ashley Ware, as well as many friends and extended family. Avis was preceded in death by her parents George Augustus Grimes and Allye Margaret Quinn Grimes.

She had a career in teaching for over 25 years, after her graduation in 1961 from Sam Houston State University with her Bachelor's in Education. Avis was a proud member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority during her college days. She never lost her love for the Bearkats and continued to enjoy going to Bearkat Football and Baseball games. She was a member of the local DAR Chapter in Huntsville. She was guided in life by her faith and enjoyed being a part of the local Women's Bible Study.

A celebration of her life will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Lone Survivor Foundation (1414 11th Street, Ste 1, Huntsville, TX 77340) or Rita B Huff Animal Shelter (530 Bearkat Blvd, Huntsville, TX 77340). Memorial condolences may be made to the family online at www.shmfh.com.
Published on April 25, 2019
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