Ruth Beebe

Ruth BeebeRuth M. Beebe, 81, of Lewistown died at 10:03 a.m. Sept. 13, 2007, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Canton.

She was born July 19, 1926, in Rushville, a daughter of Otis and Florence McNeely Campbell. She married Vern Beebe on Dec. 8, 1945, in Palmyra, Mo. He died March 7, 1976.

She also was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, one brother and six sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Ron (and Jeanne) Beebe of Lewistown and Gary Beebe of Salem, Ind.; one sister, Maxine Peacock; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was a babysitter for many years.

Cremation was accorded. Services were held Monday at Lewistown First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Danie deBeer officiating. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Lewistown High School girls basketball program or Lewistown Fire and Rescue.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/19/2007