Jean Carle, 85, of Woodsfield and formerly of Beallsville, died Friday, May 11, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family and close friends. She was born November 4, 1926 in Monroe County, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Rose Kindelberger Powell.

She served as school secretary at Beallsville High School for many years. Jean was a member of the First Christian Church, Beallsville and also a member of Beallsville Chapter #24 OES.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Don Powell; a son-in-law, David Beveridge; a great grandson, Lincoln Hunt.

Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Emory Carle; a daughter, Patricia Beveridge of Woodsfield; a grandson, Nathan (Amanda) Beveridge of Timberlake, N.C.; a granddaughter, Nicole (Matthew) Hunt of Canal Winchester; a brother, Bill (Glenna) Powell, of Barnesville; a sister, Mildred Paine of Fairfax, Va.; three great grandchildren, Bentley, Shelby, and Tyler.

Friends were received and funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15 at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville with Wayne Clark officiating. Interment followed in Beallsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Jeans family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Gas Cards, Inc., c/o Shirley Brown, 48397 Keylor Hill Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793. Online condolences may be offered at