JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Nellie Beckham Of Waltonville Dies at Age 45

Mrs. Nellie Pearl Beckham, 45, of Waltonville, died at 12:15 p.m. yesterday 
at Deaconness Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

The body will be taken to the family home, three miles east of Waltonville, 
where friends may call at any time after 10 a.m. Friday.

Funeral arrangements were incomplete.

Mrs. Beckham was born November 3, 1905 in Lewistown, Ill., the daughter of 
John and Augusta Grigsby.

She was married to Newman Beckham, who survives.

Mrs. Beckham was a member of the Elk Prairie Christian Church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by six sons, Burrell of Paris, Mo., 
Clyde of Bonnie, Kenneth of Wood River, Keith of Waltonville and Charles 
and Arthur Ray, at home; three daughters, Margaret Fairchild of Waltonville 
and Shirley and Ruth at home; four brothers, Burley Grigsby of Hanna City 
and Curtis Grigsby of Forrestson, Ill; eight sisters, Josephine Strode, 
Jessie Pascol and Katherine Eskridge of Lewistown, Ill., Charlotte Farris 
and Elizabeth Bennet of Canton, Ill., Maxine Gibbs of Pana, Ill., Cleo Brown 
of Loudon Mills and Alladene Edwards of Peoria.

Source: The Register-News Pg 2
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 05 July 1951 - Thursday   
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh
Relationship: 


Nellie Beckham Rites Saturday Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Pearl Beckham of Waltonville will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Elk Prairie Christian Church. Burial will be in Abner cemetery. The body will remain at the family home, three miles east of Waltonville, where friends may call at any time until the funeral hour. Mrs. Beckham, wife of Newman Beckham, died Wednesday at Deaconness Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Source: The Register-News Pg 2 Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL Date: 06 July 1951 - Friday Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh Relationship:
 

 

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