Romanza L. Beaty, 77, of Taylorville, IL died at 2:40pm Sunday November 25, 2012 at her residence.
She was born July 10, 1935 in Springfield IL, the daughter of Charles and Essie M. Applegate. On November 27, 1955 she married Donald L. Beaty at the Edinburg United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2008. Mrs. Beaty was a member and Trustee of Bethel Baptist Church in Sharpsburg. She farmed and was a member of the American Suffolk Association, and was a bailiff for the Christian County Courthouse following her retirement from AFSCME Council 31.
Surviving are her children, grandchildren and great grand children of Taylorville. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister Gerry Ratliff.
Memorial Services will be held at 1pm Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Ted Marrinan officiating. Private Family inurnment will follow in Bethel Cemetery.
McClure Funeral Home is assisting in arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 1919 N. 1000 East Road Taylorville IL 62568.
Condolences may be sent online at www.mcclurefuneral home.com.