Jill Rumbley Beam
Ms. Texas Senior America 2015
Jill Beam is a native Texan. She grew up in Oak Cliff and graduated from DW Carter HS. After graduating high school, Jill attended Dallas Baptist College, majoring in Physical Education and Recreation.
Jill began employment with the City of Dallas in 1972. She has held many positions and has recently retired after 28 years of service as the Athletic and Reservations Manager.
Jill has rewired herself and is currently employed with the City of Rowlett, as the programmer of Senior Services.
Jill is a certified Jazzercise Instructor and has been instructing classes since 1980. She was the trainer for Jazzercise 1997 through 2008. Jill also teaches Junior Jazzercise to children, K-5, four times a week.
Jill taps weekly with Class Act Tap Company. They are well known for taping all over the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Jill does public speaking and enjoys playing her flute in the Mesquite Symphonic Band. She also enjoys playing golf with her husband. Jill resides in Forney, TX and is married to Ken Beam, who also recently retired from the City of Dallas Park Department. She has two step children and three step grandchildren.
Jill also enjoys teaching Sunday School to kindergartners at First Baptist Church of Forney.
Jill has performed in the Spectacular Senior Follies for the past five years, where she was in the dance ensemble and a Follies Show Girl. Jill is the reigning Ms Texas Senior America, 2015-2016. Jill was the director of the Ms Texas Senior America Pageant from 2012-2014. She couldn’t wait until she turned 60 years young so she could compete. She went to Atlantic City, New Jersey, to compete in Ms Senior America, where she made it to the top 10.
Jill enjoys performing and her philosophy of life is…”life has no remote so get up and change it”!