Irene Beckham, 61, Bonnie, died 10:35 p.m., Sept. 3,
1991, at her home.
Mrs. Beckham was a seamstress and garment factory
She was born Jan. 19, 1930, in Jefferson County, a
daughter of Orval and Annabel (Braden) Fairchild. June 1,
1950, in Mt. Vernon, she married Keith Beckham, who
Sevices will be 10 a.m. Friday at Fry & Brick
Funeral Home at Fry & Frick Funeral Home in Waltonville
with the Rev. Dan Martin officiating. Burial will follow in
Abner Cemetery at Nason.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Beckham is survived by
one son, Brad Beckham of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Mrs.
Michael (Peggy) Kuhner of Mt. Vernon; four brothers, Alden,
Tom, Bob and Ron Fairchild, all of Waltonville; six sisters,
Mrs. Anna Marie Hicks, Mrs. Meda Beckham and Mrs. Shirley
Gilbert, all of Waltonville, Mrs. Barb Dixon of Mt. Vernon,
Mrs. Nina Ratajczyk of Scheller and Mrs. Cheryl Wilderman of
Bonnie, who reared in Irene’s home; and five
Mrs. Beckham was a member of Waltonville Free Will
She was preceded in death by her parents and one
Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice and will
be accepted at the funeral home.
Source: The Register-News Mt. Vernon
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 05 September 1991 - Thursday Pg2A
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh
Submitted by: Cindy Ford