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Frances Viola Beckley

January 2, 1915 — August 10, 2013

Frances Viola Beckley, 98, Twelve Mile, passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Miller's Merry Manor, Logansport.

Born January 2, 1915 in Cass County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Orlando James and Clara May Sherrard Bookwalter.

Frances was a member of Corinth Brethren Church, near Twelve Mile. She had retired from Olin Corporation where she worked for many years. Frances never knew a stranger and was a friend to everyone she met. She loved visiting with her family

She is survived by her son, Robert J. Beall and his wife Angela, Twelve Mile; two grandsons, James W. Beall and wife Jill, Twelve Mile; and Chris A. Beall and wife Jodi, Russiaville; five great grandchildren, Erica Rude, John Beall, Michael Beall, Garrett Beall, and Riley Beall; two great-great grandchildren, Hunter and Ava Taylor. She is also survived by two granddaughters, Elizabeth Thomas and husband Brent, Rochester and their children, Olivia and Gage; and Sarah Moss, Logansport; and one daughter-in-law, Sandy Bollet, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Casper "Cap" Bollet and Loran Beckley, as well as brother, Harold, Norman, Varrick, and Leon Bookwalter and one sister, Frieda Maxine Moon.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Corinth Brethren Church with Ben Pippin and Pastor Mike Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at McClain Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Brethren Church Women's Missionary Society or Twelve Mile First Responders or the charity of your choice.

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