Charles N. Beaton, 80, of Marcus, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2010 in Phoenix, Ariz. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. Rev. Gary McDonough will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Charles' family with arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com.