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James Clifton Moon

November 10, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Darryl James Heuser

Dec. 1, 1953 ~ Aug. 21, 2019

Services will be held:

Betty Z. Cowing

August 15, 1922 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 23, 2019

Oral Wise

March 1, 1952 ~ August 19, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Joseph Rickey “Rick” French

August 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: August 28, 2019

Martin “Matt” Willoughby

Feb. 9, 1950 ~ Aug. 6, 2019

Services will be held: September 6, 2019

Jean Carroll Kaplan

October 23, 1933 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: At a later date

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Brenda Kay Ward

September 3, 1945 ~ August 16, 2019

Services will be held: August 19, 2019

Brian Melwyn Beaton

07/27/1932 ~ 02/07/2019

Brian Melwyn Beaton, 86, passed away at home. A native of Toronto, Canada, he was the son of the late James and Daisy Beaton. Brian was a self-employed Electrical Engineer working for several different companies. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019 at Mid-Way Baptist Church Hwy. 401 south Raleigh. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
In addition to his parents, Brian was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Mary Beaton.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.
He is survived by his daughter, Sandie B. Harshfield and husband Bryan; sons, David L. Beaton and wife Nancy, Glenn E. Beaton and wife Judi and Larry G. Beaton and wife Renna; brother, Gary Beaton; six grandchildren Alan Beaton and wife Elan, Bob Beaton, Matthew Beaton, Tiffany Simpkins and husband Mike, Garrett Beaton and wife Rachel and Jordan Beaton and wife Kaitlyn and five great-grandchildren, Mikayla Beaton, Johnathan Simpkins, Justin Beaton, Tyler Beaton and Harper Simpkins.



1:00 - 2:00 PM

Mid-Way Baptist Church
Hwy,. 401 South Raleigh



2:00 PM

Midway Baptist Church
Burial to follow at Montlawn Memorial Park


  1. Esther M Myers

    I remember him when we lived in Erie and was very fond of him, my deepest sympathy to all who loved him…..

  2. Gail Stephenson

    Brian and Mary were a source of encouragement a faith to me and my family. My heart hurts for you as you experience this earthly loss. However I rejoice with you that they are now with Jesus and experiencing the promises.

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