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Betty J. Beech 89, of Columbia, IL, born to the late Turner and Ruby (nee Carpenter) Mercer passed away Monday, January 15, 2018.
In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her husband Morris E. Beech, daughter, Marceann nee Beech Hunsaker; son, Kevin E. Beech; siblings, Mary Markert Smith; Lucille Bradley Ray; and J.D. Mercer.
Those left to cherish her memory include granddaughter Grace N. Beech; grandsons, Conan (Karen); Jason; Noah Hunsaker; great-grandchildren Michael; Alex; Madison; Turner and Mahayla Hunsaker, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Betty was deeply devoted to her family and always enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Betty will be entombed at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL. A private service will be conducted at a later date.