Beulah Agnes “Aunt Boo” Buesinger, 102, of Taylorville passed away at 7:55pm, Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville.  She was born on April 3, 1913 in Prairieton Township, the daughter of John Elmer and Sally Jennie Hayes Traughber.  On December 20, 1949 she married William Earl Buesinger at the Old Stonington Baptist Church.  He preceded her in death on May 18, 1967.  She was a homemaker and assisted her husband on the family farm.  When her nieces and nephews were young they had a hard time pronouncing her name so they called her “Aunt Boo” and the name stuck from then on for anyone that knew her.  Aunt Boo was a member of Old Stonington Baptist Church for 91 years.

She is survived by her nieces: Janet Waite, husband David, of Blue Mound, Beverly Scott, husband Leon, of Taylorville, and Sally Walsh of Taylorville; nephews: Lane Traughber, wife Viki, of Fenton, MO, and Ronald Traughber, wife Cathy, of Chester, NJ; and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers: Halden, Grant, and Chester Traughber. 

Funeral services for Beulah will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at McClure Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Bob Howard officiating.  Visitation will be from 10 until 11.  Burial will be in the Old Stonington Cemetery, Stonington.  Memorials may be made to the Old Stonington Baptist Church.  McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville is assisting the Buesinger family with arrangements.  Memories of Aunt Boo, or condolences to the family may be left online at

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