Saundra Jean Beal, 74, formerly of Jackson, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

She was born July 25, 1941, in Jackson, to Festus and Betty Lewis Beal.

Saundra was an active member of the Jackson High School Class of 1959.

Survivors include a caring sister, Marilyn Swan of Minneapolis; a nephew, William Swan, Jr., of Minneapolis; two nieces, Kimberly (Kevin) Harris of Kansas City, Missouri, Cassandra (Jeff) Robinson of Minneapolis; three great-nieces, Kaari Swan of Columbus, Ohio, Jassandra and Jaila Robinson of Minneapolis; and a great-nephew, Jeffrey Robinson, II, of Minneapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an aunt, Albertine Lawler; and a nephew, Todd Swan.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 29, 2015, from 11 AM to service time, at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral will be Tuesday, at 1 PM, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Howard McGee officiating.

Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may take the form of contribution so St. Peter’s AME Church in Minneapolis or the Alzheimer’s Association MN-ND Chapter.

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