Helen L. Beckmier, 92, of Taylorville, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 10:18 am at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on September 15, 1929 in Morrisonville, Il to Sam and Lela (Rathgeber) Jenkins. She married Lyle C. Beckmier on October 23, 1948 in Shiloh United Methodist Church in rural Morrisonville, Il. and he preceded her in death on April 11, 2015. Helen was a member of Taylorville Christian Church, Order of the Eastern Star and Christian County Home Extension.
Helen is survived by her Son: Dennis (Kathy) Beckmier of Humboldt, IL, Grandchildren: Craig (Michelle) Beckmier and Tucker (Megan) Beckmier, Great Grandchildren: Logan, Tanner, Kade and Ryker Beckmier and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Great-Granddaughter: Kiley Beckmier, Brother: Ray Jenkins and Sisters: Loraine Martin and Marjorie Rogler.
A visitation for Helen will be held on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor James Jones officiating and burial will be immediately following in Anderson Cemetery in Palmer, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Citizens Center 701 W. Adams St. Taylorville, IL or Kiley Beckmier Memorial Scholarship Foundation C/O Taylorville FFA 815 W. Springfield Rd Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.