Date Created: 10/30/2017
Last Updated: 10/31/2017

In loving memory of Alexandra Beachum
3/31/1981 - 10/28/2017

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Alexandra “Alex” (Driver) Beachum received her angel wings at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital on Saturday, October 28, 2017 after fighting a courageous battle with breast cancer.

Born March 31, 1981, in Birmingham, AL, to Ida and Alexander Driver, Alex grew up in Birmingham and graduated from Ramsay Alternative High School in 1999. She proudly attended Alabama A&M University and graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science, Accountancy. Alex then went on to attend the University of Notre Dame earning a Master of Science in Accountancy in 2004. On May 4, 2014, she married her sweetheart Kevin Beachum, and in September 2016 they were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Katheryn Ann.

Alexandra lived in Atlanta and began her professional career at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) as an auditor. Alex was a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia. Her education and skillset led to a successful career leading the accounting function at various organizations such as; Newell Rubbermaid, Gables Residential, Jamestown Properties, and Thrive Senior Living. Alex was also very active in her community - serving as a “big sister” volunteer with Big Brother Big Sister and a high school mentor with Junior Achievement. She was a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). With NABA, Alexandra was a key volunteer with the special events committee and mentored young minority accountants throughout her career.

Alexandra enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, volunteering, and pouring her life and love into others. She will especially remembered for her sweet spirit, quick wit, intelligence and southern grace that allowed her to achieve not only professional success but also be a loving friend to all who knew her.

Alex is survived by her husband, Kevin Beachum of Atlanta, GA, her daughter Katheryn Beachum, her father Alexander Driver, and her mother Ida Hawkins Driver and a host of loving family members and friends.

Alexandra’s body will lie in state on Friday, November 3rd at 5 pm to 7 pm at W.E. Lusain Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held on November 4 at 2:30 pm at St. John AME Church 708 15th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203. Relatives and friends are welcome at the viewing and the memorial services.

Memorial contributions are welcome and should be donated to Katheryn’s 529 plan at

Professional services provided by W.E. Lusain Funeral Home and Crematory,629 Goldwire Way SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35211.




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By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Monday, June 18, 2018
Dear Family, When someone we love dies, one sure source of comfort is God’s word the Bible, where Jehovah God promises us at Acts 24:15 that “There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the... View Entire Condolence
By: C J Friday, November 03, 2017
To The Beachum/Driver Family, you Blessed me with a sweet friend. I met Alex doing my Gables days and she had the sweetest spirit. Thank You for blessing me with such a Darling Sweet Beautiful Kind Giving Young Lady. ... View Entire Condolence
By: Octavia Calhoun Wednesday, November 01, 2017
My condolences to Alex's family and friends. I met Alex through a mutual friend at a birthday celebration in 2011. I must truly say she has a kind and gentle spirit. Also very funny. We went out that night for our... View Entire Condolence

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