Mabel (Beavers) Cline (1920 - 2014)

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Mabel Cline, 94, of Jacksonville, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Scott County Nursing Center in Winchester. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, near Literberry, the daughter of Arthur Earl and Ruth Edna Naulty Beavers. She married Kenneth Case Cline on June 4, 1938, in Palmyra, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 2000.

Mrs. Cline is survived by two daughters, Carolyn (husband, Albert) Jackson of Jacksonville and Joyce (husband, Larry) Johnson of Buckeye, Ariz.; six grandchildren, Mark (wife, Donna) Jackson, Teresa (husband, Tim) DeGroot, Sheryl (husband, Roger) Dudley, Scott (wife, Kristi) Jones, Chad (wife, Tiffany) Jones, and Kyle (wife, Amber) Jones; 12 great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, and one sister, Ruth Lynn of Champaign. Two brothers, Harry Beavers and James Arthur Beavers, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Cline was a homemaker and supported her husband on their family farm. She loved preparing family dinners and potlucks, canning vegetables from her garden, and sewing. She was a member of Peter Cartwright United Methodist Church in Petersburg.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Williamson Funeral Home, with burial at Memorial Lawn Cemetery, south of Jacksonville. The family will meet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Scott County Nursing Center or the donor's choice. Condolences may be left online at
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Apr. 13, 2014