Thursday, October 12, 2006

Ina Hazel Beaman Nicolini, age 90, died on October 7, 2006, at the Medicalodge, Fort Scott.

She was born October 30, 1915, in Uniontown, the daughter of Ray George and Ruth Carolyn Turner Beaman. She graduated from high school in Uniontown in 1932 and was a star basketball player and an outstanding golfer in later years.

She married William Nicolini in 1943 and lived most of her adult life in California.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William; parents, Ruth and Ray Beaman; a sister, Ethel Olsen; and two brothers, Curtis and Harold Beaman.

Ina is survived by a sister, Lula Shull, Bronson; Gerald Beaman, Uniontown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Interment will follow cremation in Fresno, California. Memorials may be sent to the United Methodist Church in Uniontown, or to a charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.