Dessa Lee BealÃ¢â‚¬Å“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most high, shall abide under the shadow of the AlmightyÃ¢â‚¬Â. Psalms 91:1Our dearly beloved sanctified Mother Dessa Lee Jones-Beal has passed from death unto life. This special rose was planted October 28, 1920 and was picked Dec. 30, 2010.She was born in Rosebud, Texas to the proud union of Mark and Lovie Jones both preceded her in death. Dessa was the oldest of 14 children.Dessa married BJ Beal who also preceded her in death and to this union was born 14 children. She was a devoted wife and mother, and received the NAACP Ã¢â‚¬Å“Mother of the YearÃ¢â‚¬Â award. Dessa was a woman of integrity and compassion and a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Guardian AngelÃ¢â‚¬Â who ministered to the sick. She had a passion for cooking and enjoyed cooking for various functions at the Christian Day School and other church organizations. Dessa is survived by 9 children; Billy Joe Beal Jr., Dorothy Lee, Marilyn S. Beal, of Utah, Benjamin C. Beal, Rosemary Beal, Zadie M. Jordan of Texas, Clyde W. Beal, Bobby R. Beal of CA. and Don E. Beal of Georgia. She was preceded in death by 5 children; Willie Mae Miller, Odessa Dawkins, Gladys, Claude and Wanda Beal.She is also survived by a host of grand-children, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 15, 2011 @ 11 a.m. at Griffin Memorial COGIC 2424 E. Ave Ogden, Utah 84401. A viewing will be held Friday, January 14 from 6-8 pm at LeavittÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Mortuary, 836 36th ST. Ogden. Interment in Evergreen Memorial Park.Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.leavittsmortuary.com.