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BEALS - Inez Etta Beal , 93, passed away peacefully March 28, 2015 at the Sunrise Nursing Home in Jonesport , surrounded by her loving family . She was born June 27, 1921 on Beals Island, the daughter of the late Edmund Leroy and Martha Octavia (Crowley) Alley.

She was a member of the Beals Advent Christian Church .

She was a nurse for 65 years, from Maine to Florida, and was very proud to have delivered many babies . She enjoyed knitting , crocheting , singing , playing the piano and her guitar .

She is survived by her four daughters - Alice Coffin and companion Dale Miller of Daytona, FL , Velora Rumery and husband Craig of Addison , Marie Victory of Columbia Falls , and Diana Kelley and companion Ted Okie of Stuart , FL ; 13 grandchildren - Bradley Peabody and copanion Sandra Emerson , Saundra and Eddie Ward , Frank Coffin and fiance Mandy Ramsdell , Colby and Michelle Crowley, Troy and Gay Crowley , Oscar and Crystal Crowley , Harvey and Kim Crowley , Bonita and Brian Alley , Annette Emerson and fiance Michale Beal , Ossie and Atricia "Dodie" Emerson, D'Anna and Mitchell Beal, Avery Kelley Jr , Derrick Kelley ;33 great-grandchildren ; 19 great- great-grandchildren; two special nephews Ray Beal and Dana Beal of Beals.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a grandson Raymond Edmund Crowley ; a great grandson Ryan Lee Alley ; a sister Lottie Beal and brother-in-law Clinton Beal ; five son-in-laws Clayton Coffin , Colby Bridges , Arlin Crowley , Timothy Victory , and Avery Kelley.

Visiting hours will be 3-6 pm Thursday April 2, 2015 at McClure Family Funeral Home 467 Dublin Street Route 1 Machias . Graveside services will be held at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery, Jonesport with Pastor George Woodward officiating .

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