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Lorena (Orr) Beasley

August 10, 1947 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Lorena Beasley Obituary

     Lorena Orr Beasley, 76 of Robbinsville, NC passed away February 12, 2024, at the Graham Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her family.

     She was a native of Graham County, and the daughter of the late Eben A. and Mary Ditmore Orr of the Yellow Creek Community. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Richard Hudson Beasley. Also, she lost her sister, Rachel Leona Orr.

     She is survived by her sons, James Mitchell Beasley (Crystal) of St. John’s, FL; Todd Christopher Beasley (April) of Robbinsville, NC; Grandchildren, Lindsay Campbell, Tate Beasley, Allison Hall, Kamri Bowers, and Beau Beasley. Four great grandchildren, Josie, Jude, and Jolie Campbell, Brooks Hall, and (Ryleigh Kate Hall arriving in March); sister, Karen O Solesbee (Larry) of Carrollton, GA; brother, Lowell Jay Orr of Mableton, GA; and several nieces and nephews that adored her. A special recognition to Kay Kuhn, her cousin who has been her best friend and like a sister since childhood. Lorena’s family wishes to give sincere heartfelt thanks to her health caregivers that helped her through hard times, especially during the past year, Kay Kuhn, Kay Jones, Priscilla Lambert, Angie Grindstaff, Nancy Brooks, Rita Orr, Graham Nursing Center faculty and staff and Four Seasons Hospice.

     Lorena was a kind and most generous person and loved her family dearly. She enjoyed helping others and spending time with family and friends.

     Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, February 18, 2024, at the Townson-Smith Chapel.  The Reverend Harold Beasley will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Lower Yellow Creek Cemetery.   The family will receive friends from 1:00 till 3:00 pm at the Chapel prior to the service.

     Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Beasley family.  An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com.


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February 18, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Townson-Smith Chapel
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Funeral Service
February 18, 2024

3:00 PM
Townson-Smith Chapel
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771


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