Frances Beckley, 98

Frances Viola Beckley, 98, Twelve Mile, passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Aug. 10, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Logansport.

Born Jan. 2, 1915 in Cass County, she was the daughter of Orlando James and Clara May Sherrard Bookwalter.

Frances was a member of Corinth Brethren Church, near Twelve Mile.  She had retired from Olin Corporation where she worked for many years. Frances never knew a stranger and was a friend to everyone she met.  She loved visiting with her family

She is survived by her son, Robert J. Beall and his wife Angela, Twelve Mile; two grandsons, James W. Beall and wife Jill, Twelve Mile; and Chris A. Beall and wife Jodi, Russiaville; five great grandchildren, Erica Rude, John Beall, Michael Beall, Garrett Beall, and Riley Beall; two great great grandchildren, Hunter and Ava Taylor. She is also survived by two granddaughters, Elizabeth Thomas and husband Brent, Rochester and their children, Olivia and Gage; and Sarah Moss, Logansport; and one daughter-in-law, Sandy Bollet, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Casper “Cap” Bollet and Loran Beckley, as well as her brothers, Harold, Norman, Varrick and Leon Bookwalter and one sister, Frieda Maxine Moon.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Corinth Brethren Church.  Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13,  at McClain Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Brethren Church Women’s Missionary Society or Twelve Mile First Responders or the charity of your choice.

Posted on 2013 Aug 12