Obituary For Dorothy "Sugar" Elizabeth Martin Beach

September 12, 1926 - May 14, 2020

Dorothy “Sugar” Martin Beach, 93, of Eden, passed away Thursday evening, May 14, 2020, at Bright Leaf Place in Danville, VA.

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Monday, May 18, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Reidsville, NC.  Mrs. Beach will lie in state Sunday afternoon and Monday morning, for those wishing to pay their respects.  The service will be live-streamed on the Facebook page of Fair Funeral Home for those unable to attend due to the restrictions that have been imposed regarding the number of attendees.

Mrs. Beach was born September 12, 1926 to the late Raymond and Prudence Graham Martin.  She was a member of Spray Baptist Church and was a retiree of Tri-City Insurance. 

She is survived by her son, James Beach and wife, Brenda of Eden;  five grandchildren, Tonya Miller of Newport News, VA, Stuart Beach of Richmond, VA, Paige Gonzalez of Richmond, VA, Joel Beach of Ft. Campbell, KY, and Daniel Beach of Richmond, VA;  and 18 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Maynard Beach; son, Clarence M. Beach, Jr. and great-granddaughter, Kendall Miller.

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