ELAINE M. BEASLEY, 80 ATOKA, Tenn. - Elaine M. Beasley, 80, passed away, Sun. March 17, 2013, in Covington Care Nursing Home, Covington, Tenn. Born Feb. 15, 1933, in Rockford, IL daughter of Harry E. and Bertha L. (Holland) Winchester. Married to Joseph T. Beasley in Rockford, Aug. 21, 1954. Formerly employed at Atwood Mobil Products, Smith Oil, and Piggly Wiggly. Life member of Court Street United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her grandkids and enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, and gardening. Elaine graduated from Rockford West High School in 1951. Survivors include: husband, Joseph of Atoka, Tenn.; twin daughters, Diane (Scott) Patterson of Chesapeake, Va., Debra (David) Monroe of Atoka, Tenn.; sons, Stephen (Sabrina) Beasley of Augusta, Ga., James (Diana) Beasley of Roscoe, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Ralston of Rockford, Ill.; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by infant son, David; great-grandson Ezekiel Noel; brother, Paul Winchester; and brother-in-law, Wallace T. Ralston. Services at 11 a.m., Fri., March 22, in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, 61107 with Pastor Calvin Culpepper of Court Street United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Durand Cemetery, Durand. Visitation at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday. Memorials to
, 1111 S. Alpine Rd, Suite 307, Rockford, 61108. Online condolences may be left at www.sundbergfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2013