CLYDE — Pearl Beasley Trantham passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the age of 92.

Pearl is the daughter of the late James and Mary Kirkpatrick Beasley, of Fines Creek. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.

Pearl is survived by her husband of 72 years, Roy Trantham; son, John Schmidt (Dena); daughters, Priscilla Estrada (Ricardo) and Diane Henry (Ric). She was blessed with eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Harry Worley and the Rev. Garry Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11 until 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 107 Weaver Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.

The care of Pearl has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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