|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1888|
|Death: ||Sep. 23, 1977|
Second of seven children of Bartis Knoble and Rosetta Belle Shelton Martin. She was married on 25 Mar 1907 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jefferson Co, IL to Franklin Beckham.
Franklin The children of Franklin Beckham and Lillie Martin are: (1) Doris Burl Beckham born 10 Nov 1913 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jefferson Co, IL and died 12 Sep 1986 in Jefferson Co, IL who married Melva Louise Gilbert; (2) Uhlan Devoe Beckham born 22 Sep 1915 in Elk Prairie Twsp, Jefferson Co, IL who married Pearl D Donoho; (3) Opel Lucille Beckham born 25 Nov 1921 in Jefferson Co, IL and died 12 Jun 1985 who married John Frick Jr; and (4) Joel Malcolm Beckham born 1 Nov 1926 in Jefferson Co, IL and died 31 Jan 1996 in Decatur, Macon Co, IL who married Margie Peterson.
The following obituary came from the Register-News, Mt Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL on 23 Sep 1977 - Friday - Pg 2A:
Lillie Beckham Bonnie
Lillie Beckham, 89, of Route 1, Bonnie, died at 5:04 a.m. today at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Beckham was born in Jefferson County on Sept. 10, 1888, the daughter of Bartus and Rosetta (Shelton) Martin.
She was married to Frank Beckham, who died in 1939.
Mrs. Beckham was a member of the Elk Prairie Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Fry Funeral Chapel in Waltonville, with the Rev. Grant Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in South Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Saturday.
Mrs. Beckham is survived by three sons, Doris Beckham, Bonnie, Uhlam Beckham, Bonnie, and Joe Malcolm Beckham, Decatur; one daughter, Mrs. John (Opal) Frick, Evansville, Ind.; ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lloyd Martin, Los Alamos, N.M., and Fred Martin, Amarillo, Texas; and a sister, Mrs. Opal Kirkpatrick, St. Louis, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, and two brothers, Cecil and Malcolm.
Bartis Knoble Martin (1863 - 1947)
Rosetta Belle Shelton Martin (1863 - 1912)
Franklin Beckham (1886 - 1939)
Doris Burl Beckham (1913 - 1986)*
Infant Daughter Martin (____ - 1908)*
Lillie Alice Martin Beckham (1888 - 1977)
Opal Olga Martin Kirkpatrick (1892 - 1990)*
Note: Daughter of Bartis Knoble Martin (1863-1947)and Rosetta Belle Shelton (1863-1912), wife of Franklin Beckham
South Hickory Hill Cemetery
Created by: James E Heidlebaugh
Record added: Jul 28, 2008
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