Orita Hanley-Beazer Dies

Orita Hanley-Beazer

Orita Hanley-Beazer died on April 29.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Miriam Hanley-French; father, James Esdaille; son, Allan Todman; sister, Omel Hanley; niece, Nadia Hanley; maternal grandmother, Melvina Chapman; and maternal grandfather, Lasell Hanley.

She was survived by her husband, Elrick “Pat” Beazer; son, Irving Beazer; daughters: Myrla Watts, Dale Hanley, Claudia “Pam” Todman, Vanessa “Vinnie” Beazer and Sandra “Gigi” Beazer-Adewale; sisters: Sylvia Slack, Joceline Fleming and Bernice Edwards; brothers: Ronald Hanley and Elroy Hanley; nieces: Denise Tilghman, Lavern Slack, Charmaine Slack, Sharon Stukes, Michelle Fleming and Carol Hanley; and nephews: Lester Fleming, Corey Fleming and Courtney Hanley.

She is also survived by grandchildren: Kishma Fleming, Salma Fleming, Tramaine Watts, Jermaine Watts, Kahlif Hanley, Sokotto Clendenin, Camal Clendenin, Chunikwa George, Asheed Richards, Akil Francis, Ke’mone Monsanto, Aqueelah Beazer-Carter, Aquil Beazer, Jabez Beazer, Jarib Beazer, Tamika Ravaliere, Maya DuBose, Ololade “BJ” Adewale Jr., Ishola Adewale and Omolola “Lola” Adewale; more than 30 great-grandchildren; friends of family: Lindy Lamb, the Kirwan Terrace West family and many other family and friends.

The first viewing will be held from 4:30 – 6 p.m., Thursday, May 14, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing is set for 9 – 10 a.m., Friday, May 15, at City Seventh-day Adventist Church. The service will follow from 10 – 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.