|Birth: ||May 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 2011|
Obit - Herald & Review Jan 5, 2011
Alma F. Beery, 86, Decatur, IL(formerly of Hammond, IL.)
passed away at 5:20 a.m. on Saturday (Jan 1,2011) A service to celebrate Alma's life will be l0:00 a.m. Friday (Jan 7, 2011) at Dawson & Wikoff West Wood St. Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorial contribution may be directed to East Park Baptist Church Children's Ministry Fund.
Mrs. Beery was born on May 1, 1924 in Decatur, IL. The daughter of Ed and Zora (Adams) Smith. She married Raymond F. Beery on March 27, 1948. Alma was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and attended Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. She was a farmwife and a lifelong member of East Park Baptist Church, joining the church on January 1, 1937. She was the secretary of Trans-World Missions Circle for many years. She taught Sunday School and Junior church at East Park Baptist Church. Alma wrote and recited poems for special occasions at her church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband; Raymond F. Beery of Decatur, IL; sons: Dave (Sue) Beery of Decatur, IL, John Beery of Bement, IL., Paul (Cindy)Beery of Decatur, IL. and Philip Beery of Macoupin, NJ.; grandchildren: Robert (Lindsay) Beery of Mt. Zion, IL., Megan (Kirt) Teschner of Long Creek, IL., Sherry (Danny) Hyden of Long Island NY.,Michael(Jenny) Beery of Decatur, IL., Stephanie (John) Snyder of Portage, IN, Lisa (John) Rauch of Decatur, IL., Chad (Jenn) Beery of Decatur, IL. and Ryan (Jen) Beery of Decatur, IL.; twenty great grandchildren and two on the way. She was preceded in death by heer parents, five brothers and one sister.
Raymond F Beery (1927 - 2014)*
Created by: Beverly Seitz
Record added: Jan 06, 2011
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