Carrie Beardslee, died Aug. 6, 2008. She was born in Salem, Ark., the daughter of James Chesnut and Fannie O. Maguffee. She married Delmar Beardslee in Flint, Mich., in 1942. He preceded her in death in August of 1979.
During World War II while Delmar was away in the Navy, she worked at the AC Spark Plug Division to aid the war effort. Mrs. Beardslee retired from AC and had previously worked for Genova of Davison and Century 21.
Surviving are: daughters, Connie (Al) McCauley of Saginaw, Mich., June (Verne) Hulce of Bay City, Mich., Diana (Vaughn) Tucker of Monroe, Va., Deb (Bob) Henry of Grand Blanc, Mich., and Elaine (Marv) Mitchell of Fenton, Mich.; sons, Jim (Jean) of Columbia, Tenn., Gary of Hart and Tom of Burton; grandchildren, Jeremy, Elaine, Cortney, Zack, Carrie, Josh, Amanda, Jacob, Brad and Tiara; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Johnnie Burkholz of Kirkland, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Mona Wolfe of Marquette; several nieces; and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her sisters, Belas and Adelaide; and a brother, George Thomas Chesnut.
Funeral services were held Aug. 9 at the Swartz Funeral Home in Flint, Mich., with Pastor Ronald Sarbo officiating. Burial followed in the Flint Memorial Park with arrangements under the direction of Swartz Funeral Home.
Share memories with her family at www.swartzfuneralhomeinc.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Carriage Town Ministries.