Van Beckham of McClellan Twp. is Buried Today
Van Beckham of McClellan township, died yesterday at 12:15 p.m.
Mr. Beckham was 62 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Beckham, and one son, John,
at home, and one step-son, Lonnie Loman, Hammond, Ind. and six daughters.
The daughters are Mattie Dennis, St. Louis; Julia King, Waltonville;
Ellen Morgan, Indiana; Opal Morgan, Mt. Vernon; Nannie Page, Waltonville;
and Nellie Beckham at home.
Three brothers survives, viz; Fred, Decatur, and Joe and Lewis, Mt. Vernon.
The following sisters survive: Mrs. Lizzie Kirkpatrick, DuQuoin;
Nannie Black, Mt. Vernon, and Linnie Leak, Decatur.
Funeral services and burial took place this afternoon at South Hickory Hill.
Source: Mt Vernon Register-News Pg 1
Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL
Date: 07 December 1931 - Monday
Submitted by: James E. and Louise (Beckham) Heidlebaugh