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Emily Oswald Beaman
  • First Baptist Church
    408 West Main Street
    Wallace, NC 28466
  • First Free Will Baptist Church
    4865 Nash St. NW
    Wilson, NC 27893

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“I am so sorry for your loss. Emily Scott was such a sweet person. I remember her skipping by our house when she was just a tiny girl. I will miss her...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Joan Blanton Newton - Goldsboro, NC

“Prayers for the family and friends. ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: Faye Whaley - Wallace, NC

3 of 35 | Posted by: angie butler - willard, NC

“Emily and I worked together for years at Donnelley and all of the name changes...She was a light an inspiration to many.... ”
4 of 35 | Posted by: Jeanie pittman - NC - co-worker

“So sorry for your loss. Emily was always such a gentle person. ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: Melinda Lee Hughes - Cary, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss, May God bless you all. Brian and Lesia Cavenaugh ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: Lesia Cavenaugh - Lenoir, NC

“To the family, I'm sorry for your loss. I pray that everyone can draw strength from Isaiah 33 : 24. ”
7 of 35 | Posted by: Michaels

“Girls, I am so sorry to hear about Emily Scott. She had a gentle, kind soul. We sure had some fun nights putting the papers together. Great...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Ronda Rivenbark - Rose Hill, NC

“Sorry to hear of Emily's passing. I knew her very well; we went to James Sprunt Community College together. ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: Benita Lipscomb Bryant - Teachey, NC

“So Sorry To Hear about Emily passing,Emily and I work together for over 15 years. ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: Vanessa Mercer - Elm City, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Emily's family at this sad time. Hoping each of you find comfort and peace in the days ahead. Jack & Janet...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Jack & Janet Cottle - Greenville, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. ”
12 of 35 | Posted by: Frances Bowden Deabenderfer - NC

“We are all so sorry to hear of Emily's passing. We remember her as a sweet, caring, loving woman. Aunt Lucille and H.L. were so happy and fortunate...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Donna Edwards - Snow Hill, NC

“So very sorry to hear of Emily passing away. She was a very kind person! Praying for all of the family. ”
14 of 35 | Posted by: Patsy - Lucama, NC

“We are all so sorry for the loss of Emily Scott. We will miss her kindness and gentle nature as she is a true Angel. Our thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Carroll Bub Scott - Midlothian, VA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Emily's passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family. ”
16 of 35 | Posted by: Jerri Lynn James Sayers - NC

“Wanted to extend my condolences to family and friends. It goes without saying how nice Emily was. I can't ever remember seeing Emily without her...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Shirl E Whaley - Wilmington, NC

“Anntilla and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Emily and HL were special friends and we shared many memories. She will now be beside him...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Billy and Mary Alice Deans - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Emily Scott was a caring loving person and one that never complained no matter what. Heaven...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Joey Fussell - Wallace, NC

“Thinking of you all at this most difficult time! ”
20 of 35 | Posted by: Lisa Hall Norris - Surf City, NC

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21 of 35 | Posted by: Lisa Hall Norris - Surf Ciry, NC

“Girls & family, What a sweet, sweet spirited lady & one I grew to know as a very gentle person & yet funny in her own way. HL & Antilla have so many...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: BETTY BLANTON - Wallace, NC

“Emily was a loving person and I'm sure she will be missed by many.Now that she and Hugh are together again, they can renew their vows as theywanted...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Ann Adcock - New Port Richey, FL

“I am so sorry to hear of Emily's passing. I graduated with her from Pender Academy and have many fond memories of Emily. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Marsha Ritter Pridgen - Currie, NC

“We are so very sorry for your loss. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
25 of 35 | Posted by: Stephanie and Scotty Summerlin - NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. ”
26 of 35 | Posted by: Bill & Dedra Powell - Wilmington, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Emily was always so kind and had a smile for everyone. ”
27 of 35 | Posted by: John and Marnie Humphrey - NC

“Emily Scott was a precious angel. She will always be a part of the memories of my childhood. My deepest sympathy and love to all. ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Linda C Wells - Surf City, NC

“She will always be remembered as a sweet unselfish person by her friends. ”
29 of 35 | Posted by: Kitsey Harrell Farrior - Wallace, NC

“Sorry to hear this. Thoughts and Prayers for the family. ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: Randall Murphy - Castle Hayne, NC

“Sending love and prayers to all of you during this difficult time. I hope you can find peace and comfort in knowing she is now whole again in the...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Lisa Henderson Johnson

“Prayers and love for all. Love all of you! ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Hilda Norris - Teachey, NC

“My prayers and thoughts are with the family. Emily was a beautiful spirit inside and out. She will be missed. We had alot of childhood memories...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Kreg Scott - Salado, TX - cousin

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
34 of 35 | Posted by: Kenneth and Angel Huffman - NC

“O my, girls I am so sorry. Emily was a sweet, kindhearted person. Ronda ”
35 of 35 | Posted by: Ronda Rivenbark - Rose Hill, NC

Emily Scott Oswald Beaman, age 55 of Wilson and Wallace, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. She was born August 25, 1959 in Pender County to Harry Lee and Anntilla Scott Oswald. A Wallace girl until her marriage, she graduated from Pender Academy and James
Sprunt Community College. Her husband of 29 years, Hugh Lassiter Beaman Jr, preceded her in death earlier this year. She is also predeceased by her father, Harry Lee Oswald III; aunts Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson and Sue Carl Oswald Johnson; and one cousin, Margaret Highsmith Johnson Pearce.
Mrs. Beaman is survived by her Mother Anntilla Scott Oswald; sisters Ann Davis Oswald Weaver and husband Gary and Mary Hart Oswald Blackburn and husband Michael; nieces Mary Lila Blackburn and Elizabeth Oswald Blackburn, all of Wallace; uncle and aunt Joe Hart and Mary Alice Scott of Rose Hill; and cousins who were more like brothers and sisters Julie and Bobby Lane, Joe and Robin Scott, Susan and Ken Avent, Jamie Sue Johnson and Mike Moore, and Lee Johnson.
Emily Scott is best known for her quiet, gentle nature and positive attitude even in the face of adversity. She always expressed her concern for others through action and deed. Emily Scott held dear many friendships that she developed and nurtured throughout her life. Her kind and loving spirit was with her until her last day.
She enjoyed her associations with First Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson and First Baptist Church in Wallace.
Her family will receive visitors on Wednesday evening, April 1, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the home of Gary and Ann Davis Weaver, 415 N Raleigh Street, Wallace. A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 2, 2 p.m. at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery in Wallace.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Wallace, 408 W Main St, Wallace NC 28466 or First Free Will Baptist Church of Wilson, 4865 NW Nash St, Wilson NC 27893.
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.