Gerdi Hedwig Beaman, 58, of Nevada, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 29, 1958, to Elmo and Hedwig Pilcher. She was a 1976 graduate of El Dorado Springs High School.
Gerdi married Glenn Beaman on March 29, 1992. Blending two families, together they raised five children and later one grandchild. She worked as a seamstress for most of her life, at Key Industries and most recently at Soft Armor in Nevada. Gerdi enjoyed sewing, dressing up in costumes for holidays and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband Glenn; children Jameson Barnes, of Nevada, Mary Grasso-Knight (Gigi), New York City, New York, Shawn McClure (Thomas), Grain Valley, Benjamin Beaman (Liz), of El Dorado Springs, and son-in-law Omar Moreno, Molango, Mexico; grandchildren, DeAngello Vincent, Toby Grasso-Knight, Maya Moreno, Rachelle Moreno, Brandon Moreno, and Reed McClure; brothers and sisters, Karl Lehmann of Nevada, Malita Roby ( Kent), Milo, Leroy Pilcher, Milo, Mina Dressler and husband Daniel, of Centerville, Tennessee, Carion Rumans and husband Scott, of Milo, and Marian Spencer (Jim), Hume; many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her father, Elmo Pilcher; her mother, Hedwig Pilcher; and daughter, Jacquline Moreno-Barnes.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of Ferry Funeral Home.