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Mary Lena Bean

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Mary Lena Bean, age 94 of Scottsboro, Ala., passed away Saturday, May 12 at Highlands Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Preceding her in death were her parents, Charlie Wilson Moorehead and Emily Jane Alexander Moorehead; husband, Jesse Bean Jr; brothers, Thurman, Joe, Charlie and Johnny Moorehead; sisters, Amber Holt, Ellie Burrow, Ruby Farris, Janie Tipps and Delmar Syler; sons, Terry and Jerry Bean; daughter, Emily Dietrich; granddaughter, Brenda Dietrich; and great granddaughter, Kordelia Dietrich. She is survived by son, Michael (Joanne) Bean of Oakland, Calif.; daughters, Becky (Stanley) Putman of Estillfork, Ala., Susan (Don) Milligan of Scottsboro, Ala., and Amber Doebler of Riverdale, Ill.; 14 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with interment following in Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.