SPRINGFIELD - Jeanette Bean, 84, of Springfield, died at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center.
Jeanette was born March 27, 1929 in Bloomington, the daughter of Burton D. and Anna O. Slaughter Carver. She married Charles L. Bean on August 31, 1957 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Springfield.
Jeanette worked at Illinois Bell. She then worked for the State of Illinois retiring in 1992 after 21 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Burton Carver; one sister, Joy R. Creasy; two nieces and one nephew.
She is survived by her husband, Charles L. "Chick" Bean of Springfield; one son, David C. (wife, Elena) Bean of Gloucester, MA; two daughters, Nancy (husband, Michael) Bean Smith of St. Louis, MO and Grace M. (husband, Bradley) Stater of Eureka, MO; six grandchildren, Alison M. Bean, Grant D. Bean, Matt S. Smith, Maria E. Smith, Ben B. Stater, and Sophie G. Stater; one sister, Barbara (husband, Patrick) Forkin of Carmel, IN; two uncles; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.
Funeral Ceremony: 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or
, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.