Patricia Catherine Beckham
Patricia Catherine Beckham, 62, of Salem died 10:34 a.m.
Sept. 8, 1998, at her home.
She was a retired seamstress for Karen’s Fabrics, a
dental assistant and a partner in Rain Soft.
Mrs. Beckham was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Germantown, a
son of Edward J. and Vera (Albers) Leonard. She married
Wayne Beckham, who survives.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Rogers-Atkins
Funeral Home in Salem with Robert Ward and Jack Storment
officiating. Burial will be in Paradise Cemetery.
Friends may call after 8:30 a.m. and until service time
Thursday at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem.
Mrs. Beckham is survived by her mother, Vera Leonard of
Germantown; her husband, Wayne Beckham; three sons, Mark
Beckham of Salem ; David Beckham of Mississippi and Jason
Beckham of Salem; six daughters, Marla Salvati of Fairview
Heights, Donna Waggoner of Centralia, Lori Beckham of
Bloomington, Barbara Beckham Smith of Tinley Park, Amy
Beckham of Fairview Heights and Janice Beckham of Salem; one
brother, LeRoy Leonard of Germantown; one sister, Alice Cyr
of Wilbraham, Mass.; and six grandchildren, Michelle,
Maleah, Miranda; Sophia, Madalyn and Lyndsey.
Mrs. Beckham was preceded in death by her father; one
grandson, Niel and a brother, Richard.
She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints and Marion County Home Extension.
For those who wish memorials may be made to the Hospice
of Southern Illinos.
Source: The Register-News Mt. Vernon
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 09 September 1998 - Wednesday Pg 2A
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh