Grace O. Beesley, 99, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2016, at Vandalia, IL.
Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Liberty Cemetery, Mulberry Grove, with Rev. Norris Price, officiating. Friends & family will gather at the cemetery @ 9:45 AM. Memorials: Woburn Baptist Church, RFD Greenville, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born, February 10, 1917, in Mulberry Grove Twp.,Bond County, IL, the daughter of Clarence Edward & Nellie Pearle (Walker) Wright. Married Robert Adolph Beesley, May 21, 1935, Vandalia, IL, he passed away July 17, 1973. She was a homemaker; formerly employed in the Housekeeping Department at Greenville Hospital and a member of Woburn Baptist Church, Rural Greenville, IL.
She is survived by: Grandsons – Terry Beesley & Cassie, Vandalia, IL and David Smith & Angie, Yale, IL; Great Grandchildren – Matthew Smith, and Tucker & Jonah Beesley; and Great Great Granddaughter – Mykaela Smith.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband – Robert Adolph Beesley; Son – Robert E. Beesley; Daughter – Delores Olson; Sister – Nellie Obanion; and Grandson – Doug Smith.