|Birth: ||Sep. 23, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 12, 2012|
Joan M. Beggs, 87, of 674 Grant St., Franklin, died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday June 12, 2012, at The Caring Place in Franklin.
A daughter of Edgar Lee and Frances Tourtellott McPherson, she was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Franklin.
She was a 1943 graduate of Franklin High School.
Mrs. Beggs had worked at Polk Center for five and a half years before working with her husband at the Sherwin-Williams store in Franklin for several years.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
She had been active in the Girl Scouts and Y-Gradel.
She was married Sept. 15, 1944, to John B. Beggs, and he preceded her in death July 5, 2008.
Surviving are three children Margaret Louise Young and her husband, Michael, of Franklin, Lynda Sue Dick and her husband, David, of Meadville and John Richard Beggs and his wife, Barbara, of Clarion.
She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Christina Cummings of Franklin, Michael Young of Franklin, Ricki Brickner, Cherie Karnes and her husband, Duane, of Erie, Melissa Grinnell and her husband, Scott, of Meadville, Jared Paul Beggs of Clarion, and Bradley John Beggs of Bristo, Va.
Also surviving are 11 great grandchildren, Brittany Cummings, Justin Karnes, Alexis Sky Brickner and Ayrez Storm Brickner, Ajah Star, Zack Nick, Zoe Nick, Hanna Beggs, Brody Beggs, Jonathan Grinnell and Ethan Karnes; and one great great-grandchild, Rhea Cummings.
Also surviving is a sister, Rose Jean Chalot of Anderson, S.C.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, David E. Beggs; a brother, Ted McPherson; and three sisters Rachel McPherson, Florence Graham and Martha Mong.
There will be no visitation.
Interment will be made in Lupher Chapel Cemetery.
John B Beggs (1920 - 2008)*
Lupher Chapel Cemetery
Created by: LSmith
Record added: Jun 13, 2012
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