Lela Ada Bean
Lela Ada Bean, of Prospect, passed peacefully Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the age of 99. Lela was born July 18, 1915 in Klamath Falls, Ore. to Louie and Bessie Dixon. She attended Pine Grove Elementary School and graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1933. In November 1936, Lela married Richard (Doc) Bean in Medford, Ore. They lived in Klamath Falls until 1945 when they moved to Prospect, Ore.
Survivors include children, Beverly (Allen) Mullis, Talent, Janet (Robert) Doescher, Medford; Richard (Diana) Bean, Medford; Karen (Rick) Jewett, Snohomish, Wash., Ronald (Melody) Bean, Prospect; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, and a sister.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Prospect Nazarene Church. Memorial gifts may be made to: The Nazarene Missionary Society or the Prospect Nazarene Church, PO Box 160, Prospect, Ore. 97536.