|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1953|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 2010|
Jackie D. Bethel, 56, a resident of Equality, IL, passed away Friday in Harrisburg Medical Center. He was born November 24, 1953 in Harrisburg to Lee & Esther Viva (Morris) Bethel. On October 18, 1974 he married the former Sondra Horton and she survives. Jackie was a farmer, auto body mechanic and member of Equality Christian Center.
In addition to his wife: Sondra Bethel, he is survived by: a son: Jack & wife Tracy Bethel of Harrisburg; a daughter: Tabitha & husband Mike Murrow of Harrisburg; Grandchildren: Trinity & Hannah Murrow; his mother: Esther Viva Bethel of Harrisburg; brothers: Bill & wife Sue Bethel of Harrisburg, Mark & wife Rita Bethel of Florida; & Frank Bethel of Harrisburg; sisters: Margaret & husband Rev. Jim Williams of Harrisburg; Christine Bowers of Stonefort; Fern & husband Raymond McIntosh of Evansville, IN; Geraldine & husband Jake Martin of Tuscola, IL; Judy & husband Bob Blankenship of Karbers Ridge, IL; Janice & husband Paul Bierman of Elsberry, MO; Marla & husband Frank Vonlienen of Harrisburg; Pat & husband Jerry Ferrell of Scott City, MO; & Cindy & husband Jeff Blackman of Harrisburg. Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces & Nephews & Great-Great Nieces & Nephews also survive.
Jackie was preceded in death by his father: Lee Bethel; 3 brothers: Cecil, Jr.; James Edward & Kirk Bethel; Sister: Linda Barefoot & twin sisters in infancy.
Services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday (2/24/10) at Equality Christian Center, with Rev. Allen Porter officiating. Burial will follow in BlockhouseCemetery near Rudement. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Equality Christian Center. For those who wish, donations may be made to the family to offset funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at Equality Christian Center. Reed Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at reedfuneralchapel.com.
Lee Bethel (1903 - 1980)
Viva Morris Bethel (1919 - 2013)
Kirk Bethel (1943 - 2001)*
Linda Marie Bethel Barefoot (1945 - 2005)*
Jackie Dale Bethel (1953 - 2010)
Created by: David Wrzesinski - Smith
Record added: Feb 20, 2010
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