Obituary, Janice Pulley Beeson

Former Durham resident, Janice Pulley Beeson, age 83, died January 1, 2021 in Pinehurst, NC. Janice was born on February 27th, 1937, in Durham NC, to the late Wallace and Lela Pulley.

Janice spent her career working for Blue Cross & Blue Shield, CCB and Suntrust. While being a mother to four children and spending time to care for her mother, Janice and Gerald were able to travel and see the world during their marriage.

Janice is survived by her brother, James “Jimmy” Pulley (Loretta), son, James Wallace Beeson (Molli), stepson, Doug Beeson; stepdaughter, Gail Beeson, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Janice was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Beeson, bothers, Wallace “Perch” and Bradley Pulley; stepson, Todd; daughter, Dana; sisters, Patty Hayes and Loeretha Stanley.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wallace Beeson Foundation: PO Box 1331 Southern Pines NC 28388, email [email protected] or visit to read about her granddaughters dream to bring awareness to this foundation and illness.

A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at 2:00 PM. The service will be available via LiveStream. Please visit Hall-Wynne’s website under Janice’s obituary for the link.

The Beeson family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham, NC. Online condolences:; select obits.

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