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Velma Elizabeth Beaird Atherton
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1910
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 2006
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

LEWISTOWN, IL - Velma Elizabeth Atherton, age 96, of 13525 N. Hickory passed away at 10:27 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Graham Hospital Extended Care in Canton, Illinois.

Velma was born March 24, 1910, in Fulton County, the daughter of Frank and Rosella (Hoyle) Beaird. She married Donald Vaniman Atherton on July 13, 1929, in Lewistown. He passed away Aug. 21, 1975.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert L. Beaird and William Frank Beaird.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Donna J. (Roland) Turner of Lewistown; one son, John D. (Phyllis) Atherton of Lewistown; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald E. (Lorena) Beaird of Vermont; and one sister, Marjory Lindsey of Havana.

She retired from Graham Hospital after 16 years of service.

Velma was a member of the Lewistown VFW Post 5001 Auxiliary and was a member of the First Christian Church of Canton.

Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.

Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - Friday, December 8, 2006
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  Donald Vaniman Atherton (1908 - 1975)
  John D. Atherton (1933 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
White Chapel Memory Gardens
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Aug 11, 2011
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Velma Elizabeth <i>Beaird</i> Atherton
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