|Margaret Diana Beam Wright
| Margaret Diana Beam Wright, 77, was received unto our Heavenly Father's
loving care and keeping on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Carolinas Medical
Center in Charlotte.
She was born on September 27, 1936, in Shelby, to the late Earnest Evans
Beam and Esther Allen Beam. She was retired from Shadowline, Inc. and was a
member Friendship United Methodist Church where she was the pianist for many
years. She also taught the youth Sunday school class for a number of years
and directed the children's choir and accompanied them on the piano. Diana
also was a member of the choir for many years. She also received great joy
from playing the piano and organ duets with the organist at Friendship.
Music was her gift and she loved sharing it with others.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Aaron A. "Bud" Wright; two
daughters, Georgiana Wright and Lisa Wright both of Fallston; four sisters.
Mary Leigh, Iris Rose, Gail Humphries and husband Dwight all of Shelby, and
Eloise Evans and husband Steve of Canton; brother, Wayne Beam and wife Iris
of Shelby; sister-in-law, LaVerne Wright of Fallston; two brother-in-laws,
Hugh Wright and wife Violet and Winslow Wright and wife Edna both of Shelby.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at
Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston. Condolences may be made online at
The funeral will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Stamey Funeral Home
Chapel, with the Rev. Terry Bevill officiating. The burial will follow in
the Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, PO Box 219,
Fallston, NC 28042.
Stamey Funeral Home is serving the family.