The heavens opened wide and took another angel home. Margaret “Hope” (Miles) Beesley, 54, Jay, passed from this life on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Hope entered this world on June 27, 1962 in Oklahoma City, to Jeff and Edna (Randall) Miles.

She married Travis Beesley on August 8, 1988 in Grove. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education in 1999 from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. She completed her degree while working full-time and with children at home.

She worked as a carpenter with her husband for Beesley Family Construction. Hope also enjoyed volunteering at Head Start when her children were young. She loved kids, farming and animals. Hope could out smile the earth.

Hope is preceded in death by her sister, Deborah Faith Pendergraft.

Survivors include her husband, Travis Beesley of the home; her parents: Jeff Miles of Jay, and Edna Sparkman of Sarcoxie; four children: Charity Anne Beesley of Tulsa, Joshua Michael Purvis state of Kansas, Brittie Beesley Oakley of Monett, Missouri and Jess Beesley and his wife Victoria of Jay; two brothers: Danny Miles of Montezuma, Utah, and Henry “Hank” Miles of Grove; and one sister Chrissy Claybrook of Portland, Oregon.

Hope was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Kaiti Lynn, Cadence, Autumn, Lucas, Aspen, Emma, Jessica, Willard, Curtis and Benjamin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services took place at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, at Piney Baptist Church, with burial following at Duffield Cemetery, under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jay. Online condolences can be made by viewing Hope’s Book of Memories at