A. E. Beal
Maiden Name: n/a
A.E. Beal of Kingfisher passed away on November 20, 2006. A former resident of Broken Arrow and Tulsa, he was born January 2, 1931, in Durant to Daisy and Andy Claud Beal.
At the age of four, his family moved to the Frederick, Oklahoma, area where he attended Weaver schools.
In 1952, during the Korean Conflict, he entered the U.S. Army and was a member of the U.S. Paratroopers 82nd Airborne Division as a T/Sgt.
He married Beverly Faller in Frederick in 1953. This was a very close relationship for all of its 53 years. Two children, Rodney and Shari, were born to the union.
A.E. worked for Mistletoe Express Service for over 20 years as a driver then as operations manager in the Tulsa office. He worked for Ford Motor Co., and then in the Tulsa Glass Plant for over 18 years where he retired in 1994. After retirement, A.E. and Beverly spent the winters in the Texas Gulf Coast area.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, D.C., M.P. and Robert Beal.
Survivors include wife Beverly of the home; son Rodney Beal and wife Terri of Owasso; daughter Shari Dean and husband David of Kingfisher; four sisters, Juanita Clark and Mona Hobbs, both of Bakersfield, California, Gracie Gilbert of Cabool, Missouri, and Annie and husband Glenn Peters of Modesto, California; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.