Lucy M. Beckman
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 80
Mrs. Lucy M. Beckman, 80, of Route 1 died at 4:15 p.m. yesterday at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the South Hickory Hill
Christian church of which she was a member, with the Rev. Grant Hawkins officiating.
Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Friends may call at the Fry Funeral Home
in Waltonville, where the body will lie in state after 6 p.m. today.
Mrs. Beckman was born in Jefferson county May 27, 1890, the daughter of Thomas and
Elizabeth (Spotts) Wells. She was married July 22, 1911, to Joe V. Beckman, who
preceded her death in 1962.
Surviving relatives include one son, Merritt at home; four daughters, Mrs. Glodine Goble
of Mt. Vernon, Miss Vereta Beckman, and Miss Evalena Beckman, and Miss Ramona Beckman,
all at home; two grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. A nephew, Hubert Bitner,
resided at the home of his aunt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, three brothers, and
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Handwritten date in margin - April 4, 1971
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans