Ressie Ramona Beauford, 75, passed into Eternity on Friday, February 3, 2017, at Kavanagh House in DSM.
Ressie was born in DSM to Velma Colemon and William Ashby. She graduated from North High and retired from Pomerantz Paper Stock Inc.
Ressie was preceded in death by her parents and son, Donald Milton Beauford Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne Barker; grandchildren: Donald M. Beauford III and Chinzara D. Beauford; Godson: Jelani Cole; siblings: Wanda Ashby, Sandra Jefferson (Arthur), Victoria Colemon, Karen Johnson (Willie), Gayle Watkins, Quynton Colemon (Wanda), Victor Colemon Jr. (Sheila), Velva Fitzpatrick (Chris), Venus McGinnis (James); very special nieces: Tonya Williams (Jack) and Tionne Watkins; and other nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017, at 11am with funeral services at 1pm, at Elpis Christian Fellowship: 4440 College Ave, DSM. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 12pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sickle Cell Society of Iowa or the Life Blood Center of Greater DSM.