Helen Marie Beaver

Oskaloosa — Funeral services for Helen Marie Beaver, 74, of Cohoes, N.Y., will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Perry.
Mrs. Beaver, formerly of Perry, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Troy, N.Y., after a brief illness.
She was born March 10, 1935, at Mosby, Mo., the daughter of Othie Lee and Mary Jane Thompson Hughes. She had lived in Cohoes since 2003, moving from Perry.
Mrs. Beaver was a hairdresser in Perry for many years. She also worked at the Kmart distribution center in Lawrence, where she retired. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 431 in Perry, and the China Painting Association.
She married Eugene “Gene” E. Beaver on Dec. 2, 1956, at Paola. He preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1999.
Survivors include two sons, Dave Conway and wife Fran, and Mike Conway and wife Diana; a sister, Jeanie Smith, Shawnee; and a grandson, Jeremy Conway.
The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66606.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com