VINCENNES, IN – Thelma (Sally) Beamon Strayer, 80, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Gentle Care Nursing Home, with her son by her side.
Sally was born n July 22, 1942 in Vincennes to Claude and Nellie (Catt) Beamon.
Sally had worked at Hamilton Glass (now Gemtron) in her early years, moved to Winter Haven, Florida. She was a Nanny to her “2nd family” she cared for dearly. She moved back to Vincennes to be with her children, family and friends. She enjoyed her “furever” companions, taking care of her grandkids, nieces and nephews. Sally dearly loved her family.
Sally is preceded in death by her parents; Sisters Ella Mae “Sis” Doll and Patricia “Patty” Miller.
She is survived by her son, Rick (Gina) Downey; daughter Mindy Downey, both of Vincennes; brother William “Bill” (Margaret) of Evansville; grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with her care.