Dorothy L. Beckham, 92, Huntingburg

Dorothy BeckhamDorothy L. Beckham, 92, Huntingburg, died Wednesday (June 26) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She was born in Waltonville, Illinois, June 16, 1921, to General and Beatrice Bean. She married Clyde N. Beckham on December 14, 1945, in Morganfield, Kentucky.  He died October 20, 2010.

Mrs. Beckham enjoyed gardening. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Huntingburg.

Surviving are five grandchildren, including her caregivers, Stephanie Chicoine of Huntingburg and Jason Pfaff of Jasper; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, John David Beckham, and a daughter, Judith Ann Pfaff.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Christian Church. Brother Paul Newland and Brother Jim Petty will officiate. Burial will be in Abner Cemetery in Nason, Illinois. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Condolences may be shared at

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