Carol Ann Beers, 74, traveled seven continents and 50 states

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Carol Ann Beers
Carol Ann Beers

ST. JAMES — Carol Ann Beers, 74, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Whiteville, N.C.

Mrs. Beers was born Sept. 29, 1942, daughter of the late David and Adell Metres Nahom. She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and the Sea Notes Choral Society. Mrs. Beers had an amazing talent for quilting, winning many awards for her favorite hobby.

She was a lifelong educator and public school teacher. An avid traveler, she visited all seven continents and all 50 states. She lived with her family in Japan, Brazil, Germany and Indonesia. Her love of baseball and the San Francisco Giants fueled a cross-country trip, during which she and Mo visited 18 baseball stadiums. Her trip is registered with the Baseball Hall of Fame. Her love of the beach brought her to Southport, N.C. Her captivating personality was loved by many, and she will be dearly missed.

Preceding her in death were two brothers, George and Edmund; and one sister, Emily.

Leaving to cherish her memory are her husband, Mo Beers of St. James; children, Kathleen Mauro, David Beers, Col. Eric Beers and Emily Kimmel; eight beloved grandchildren, Nicholas, Hailey, Nathan, Emily, Lauren, Thomas, Miles and Maxwell; and two sisters, Helen Nahom and Georgette Morey.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. A service will also be held in Connecticut at a later date. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.