JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Beckham Services at 1:30 Tuesday

Funeral services for Harold H. Beckham, 57, of 1209 South 25th will be 
held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers Chapel. The Rev. Floyd Stabler will 
officiate and buiral will in South Hickory Hill cemetery.

The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 
4:00 p.m. today. The American Legion is in charge of military services.

Mr. Beckham died at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital.

He was born March 5, 1911, in Jefferson county, the son of Odes and 
Nancy E. (Hays) Beckham. He was married to Goldia Summers, who survives.

Mr. Beckham was a farmer and a member of American Legion Post 141 and 
the V.F.W. at Waltonville. He belonged to the Elk Prairie Christian church 
and was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors beside his wife, include four step sons, Richard Work, of 
Festur, Mo., Bill Work of Webster Grove, Mo., Fred Work of Decatur, and 
Frank Work of Robinson; one step daughter, Mrs. Christine Swan, of Lyons, 
ILL; one brother, Howard Beckham, of Tinley Park, Ill.; and 10 grandchildren.

Source: The Register-News Pg 2A
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 03 February 1964 - Monday  
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh
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