Lorene Beam Mahon, 86, a resident of Charleston, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family.
She was a longtime member of New Friendship Baptist Church.
The Rev. and Mrs. Mahon served at churches in West Virginia and North Carolina, and in Tennessee in Bradley, McMinn, Polk and Putnam counties.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Julius Mahon; parents, Charles F. Beam and Clara G. Lineberger Beam; brothers: Joe Beam and Albert Beam; and grandson, J. London Sanders.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne Mahon Sanders and Jack of Charleston; two grandsons: Joshua Sanders and wife, Kristina, of Charleston, and Ben Sanders of Columbia; two great-grandchildren: Lenore Sanders and Tristan Sanders; one sister, Ellen Wilson of Raleigh, N.C.;a brother, Calvin Beam of Dallas, N.C.; and a sister-in-law, Diane Beam of Gastonia, N.C.
The funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at New Friendship Baptist Church with Pastors Larry Bryant and Eric Atkins officiating.
Interment will follow in New Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the church prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Mahon family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.