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Beulah M. Beecher

Beulah M. Beecher, 87, Washington, Mich., formerly of Decatur, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
Born March 12, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Sylvan J. and Edna D. McNamer Callaway.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Howard J. Beecher Jr., on July 19, 1996, and two brothers, Emerson and Herschel Dale Callaway.
She was a member of Pilgrim Holiness Church of Decatur, Ill.
Survivors include two sons, Garry Beecher of Washington, Mich., and Melvin Beecher of Corydon; a brother, Jerry Callaway of Palestine, Ill.; five grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Monday, Nov. 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home in Decatur, Ill.
Funeral: Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Macon County Memorial Park in Harristown, Ill.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Pilgrim Holiness Church, 2615 E. Prairie Ave., Decatur, IL 62521.