JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Luther Beckham, RFD 2, Woodlawn, Dies At Age 64

Luther Morton Beckham, of RFD 2, Woodlawn, died at 3:15 o’clock this 
morning at Good Samaritan Hospital, at the age of 64 years, four months 
and ten days.

Mr. Beckham was a livestock dealer.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel and 
burial will be in the I.O.O.F cemetery in Woodlawn.

The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 
2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Mr. Beckham was born April 20, 1891 near Waltonville, the son of 
James and Edwina (Peterson) Beckham.

He was married to Allie Bourland, who survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Ronnie, Jimmy and Terry, 
all at home; and two sisters, Mrs. Etta Fred of Sesser and Mrs. Alice 
Darnell of Mt. Vernon.

Source: The Register-News Pg 2
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 30 August 1955 - Tuesday   
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh
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