Originally created 07/01/00

Mr. Bascom Beckum Sr.



LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Bascom Anthony Beckum Sr., 91, of Broad Street, died Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Louisville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Danny Treadway and Burch Beckum officiating. Burial will be in Louisville City Cemetery.

Mr. Beckum, a native of Jefferson County, had retired as a merchant and was a member of Louisville United Methodist Church, where he served on the Administrative Board.

Survivors include his wife, Zora Bell Brooks Beckum; two sons, W. Sid Beckum and Bascom Anthony Beckum Jr., both of Augusta; a daughter, Margaret B. Harling, Edgefield, S.C.; a brother, Burch Beckum, Louisville, a sisters, Emily B. Morgan, Louisville; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be George Watkins, Mickey Allen, Billy Gibson, Tommy Morgan III, Clarence Henderson Jr., Tommy New and Sam M. Beckum Jr.

Memorials may be made to Louisville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 301 W. Seventh St., Louisville, GA 30434.

The family will receive friends in the reception hall of the church following the service.

Johnson-Grier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle July 1, 2000