Eva Elizabeth Harper Bean, age 92, of White Plains, GA formerly of Paducah, KY died Friday, July 24, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. A native of Scottsville, KY, she was born on February 9, 1923, the daughter of the late George William Harper and Addie Susie Goodwin Harper. She graduated from Scottsville High School and worked many years at Sears in Paducah where she retired as a Retail Sales Manager. She married Troy Delbert Bean on November 29, 1942. Eva was a member of Woodlawn Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Paducah, KY. She attended First Baptist Church of Greensboro and was a member of the Agape Amicus Fidelis Sunday School class. She enjoyed quilting and needlework. Eva was a member of Liberty Busy Bees whose ministry was Project Linus, a national organization whose volunteers make blankets for sick or traumatized children. It is estimated that in the five years Eva lived in Georgia, she made over 1,700 blankets for children in Greene and other Middle Georgia Counties.
Survivors include her daughter, Sue Bean Carter and husband James F. Carter of White Plains, GA; grandson, Michael Alan Harris and wife Tami Harris of Watkinsville, GA, and great- grandsons, Troy Michael Harris of Watkinsville, GA and Travis Joel Mulkey of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Mary Harper Buchanan (Ned) of Paducah, KY, Joyce Harper Scobel of Atlanta, GA; sisters-in-law, Joann Harper and Dorothy Harper both of Paducah, KY; many nieces and nephews as well many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Delbert Bean; parents; four sisters and six brothers.
Services will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner and Orr Funeral Home with Tim Thweatt officiating Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 after 10:00 a.m. until service time of 11:00 am at the Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
Expression of sympathy may be made to Woodlawn Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3402 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003 or to Project Linus, c/o Liberty United Methodist Church 3091 Liberty Church Road, White Plains, GA 30678.
Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 11:00am, Milnor & Orr
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens