Bentley Shanks-LeBegue

Bentley Gage Shanks-LeBegue, infant son of James Shanks and Brittnee LeBegue died Aug. 10, 2011, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Surviving are his parents, James Shanks and Brittnee LeBegue, both of Rushville; paternal grandfather, Danny Shanks of Rushville; paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Cindi and Dale Herren of Voluntain, Conn.; maternal grandmother, Jodi Logan of Rushville; maternal great-grandparents, Zelma Logan and Roger and Doris LeBegue, all of Rushville; maternal great-great-grandmother, Nelda LeBegue; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Roger Dean LeBegue; paternal great-grandparents, Archie and Velva Shanks, Alvin and Natalie Smith; and maternal great-grandfather, Dannie Logan.

Graveside services were held Tuesday in Messerer Cemetery near Pleasantview with Pastor Frank Shaw officiating. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/17/2011

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