Joan Beam of St. James, Missouri was born on September 3, 1935 in Clear Lake, Iowa to Lawrence and Cornelia (Huntley) Trego and passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the age of 84 years.
She married Roger Leroy Beam on August 3, 1964.
Through out her life she enjoyed being a Sunday School Teacher, painting ceramics, sewing, crocheting afghans and needlepoint. She also enjoyed tending to her flowers and plants and baking cookies and goodies for Christmas gifts.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Spec 5 Roger Beam, KIA Vietnam.
She is survived by her son, Lance Hamilton and wife Denise of Fort Worth, Texas; daughter Leslie Jo Howdeshell and husband Clint of St. James, Missouri; four grandchildren, Brooke, Robert, Isaiah and Hannah; two great-grandchildren, Adalynn and Haytham; one brother, Richard Huntley and wife Pat of Luling, Texas; one sister, Patti Poling and husband Darrel of Hampton, Iowa; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service of the ashes will be next to her husband Roger in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park in Rochester, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri