Marlene Louise Beasley, 55, of Pleasant Hill, was born, December 17, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo, the daughter of Donald Keith and Marion Lola (Berry) Beasley. She departed this life, Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Lee's Summit Medical Center, surrounded with love, family, and friends.
Marlene was a 1978 Lone Jack High School graduate; later graduating from Central Missouri State University.
She was employed as a Business Manager at Ram Tech; Real Estate Agent for J.D. Reece and Reece and Nichols; and later working at MFA Oil and Propane. She was a member of the Lone Jack Christian Church, the National Polled Hereford Association, and the 4-H club. She loved music and enjoyed playing and singing in several of her family's bands, including, "Girls Trouble", "Third Generation", and "East 36th Street", and many more. Her love for animals started at a young age raising, grooming, and showing cattle. She loved all animals especially Pugs, and was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan. She most enjoyed spending time with her family.
Marlene was preceded in death by her mother Marion (Berry) Beasley; brother John Beasley; paternal grandparents, Edwin and Dora Beasley; and maternal grandparents, Charles and Elizabeth Berry.
She is survived by her life companion, Sarah Miller of the home; three daughters, Jessie Miller (Jason Flesner), Virginia Miller (John Hart), Hallie Miller, god-daughter Katie Strong (Rylee Strong), all of Pleasant Hill; her father and step-mother Keith and Marge Beasley of Urich; brother, Clint Beasley (Amanda Lewis) of Urich; nephew, Wyatt James Beasley; lifelong best friend, Susan Graham (Steve Graham) of Pleasant Hill; and many other relatives and friends. Cremation has been accorded.
A memorial visitation was held Thursday, October 6, 2016, at the funeral home.
The family will host a Celebration of Life Ceremony at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Midwest Pug Rescue and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080