Lura Beltz was born January 8, 1938 to Frank Mullins and Ethel Faye Stark Beasley on the farm near Grove Springs, Missouri. She went to be with Jesus on May 28, 2011.
In 1958 her and her spouse, Gene Beltz, moved at Alaska and raised three children. Lura loved Alaska and always looked forward to the numerous fishing trips. Mrs. Beltz worked as a beautician and was owner of her own salon. She moved to Arkansas in 1993. She went to work at Hendrix College in 1995 where she retired in January 2009. Lura loved life, family and especially her great-grandbabies. Lura always had a sweet smile and a sweet spirit. Lura was a devoted mother, loving sister and aunt, and a kind and caring neighbor and friend. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.
In addition to her parents and stepfather Elmer Beasley, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Gene Beltz; and five brothers, Raymond Beasley, Everett Beasley, Norman Beasley, Hayden Beasley and Dale Beasley.
Survivors include son Rick Beltz of Fairbanks, Alaska,; daughters Reita Johnson of Greenbrier, Arkansas, and Shonie Beltz of Fairbanks, Alaska; sisters Fern Beltz of Cabool, Missouri, Lillian Woods of Olathe, Kansas, and Violet Jones of Norfork, Virginia; brothers Doyle Beasley of Houston, Missouri, and Leland Mullins of Missouri; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, along with a host of other family and friends.
Services were be held Thursday, June 2, at Greenbrier Church of Nazarene, Greenbrier, Arkansas, with Brother Jim Sanders officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene for Care Caps.
Arrangements were by Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home of Greenbrier.