Class of 1916

1916 PeromaVirginia Merrell
Virginia Merrell

Basket-Ball 14-15, 15-16; Carol Club; Tannhauser Club; Class Basket-Ball 12-13; Laffin’ Club; Peroma Staff; “Miss Molly” ’15.

“Hope for the worst; the best never comes.”

Virginia Euphrasia (Merrell) Beedy

June 28, 1897 – August 13, 1974

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday for Mrs. Virginia Beedy, 78, Stockton, Calif., formerly of Perry, who died Aug. 13 at her home.

Rev. A. E. Kidwell, Waynoka, will officiate at the services at Grace Hill cemetery. Burial will follow under direction of Parker Funeral home.

Mrs. Beedy was born June 28, 1897 at Perry to Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Merrell. She graduated from Perry high school in 1916 and left Perry in 1921 to make her home in California.

She married Stanley Beedy at Los Angeles. Beedy preceded his wife in death in 1972.

Mrs. Beedy was a member of the Baptist church at Stockton.

Survivors include one brother, S. P. Merrell, Miami, Okla., and one sister, Alice Lamb, Wyandotte, Okla.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Beedy was preceded in death by her parents.