Gertrude E. Beal
Gertrude E. Beal, 94, passed away July 28, 2017. Born in Akron on August 5, 1922, to James and Anna (Stephan) Sharp, she was an Akron area resident most of her life until moving to North Carolina to be near her daughter.
Preceded in death by her husband Donald and grandson Dale; Gertrude is survived by her loving family, daughter Diana Beal Cutting; step daughter Rebecca (Bill) Heckman; grandchildren Jerry (Tonya) Hershberger, Clara (Scott) Cassell; great granddaughter Andrea Cassell; sister Anna Justice, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
A chapel service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday August 4, 2017 at Hillside Memorial Park with Pastor Harold Bradley officiating. Hecker 330 699-2600.