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Delesta June Beasley

February 7, 1929 — September 6, 2021

Delesta June Beasley, age 92, of Marion, passed away at 11:14pm on Monday, September 6, 2021 at Parkway Manor in Marion.

Delesta was born in Herrin on February 7, 1929, the daughter of William Doris and Mattie (Hammonds) Lyell. She married James Henry Beasley of West Frankfort. He preceded her in death in 1987.

Prior to her retirement, Delesta had worked as a nurses’ aide.

Survivors include her children-

Judy Hammer of New Jersey

Carol King of Marion

Darrell Beasley Johnston City

Kathy Horn of Marion

Jamie Beasley of Freemanburg

Vivian Beasley of Spillertown

Gloria Ticer of Cambria

Linda Odum of Johnston City

10 Grandchildren- Laura Ozkan of California

Stephan King of Marion

Shane Horn of Marion

Jessica Beasley of Cambell, Missouri

Michael Beasley of Herrin

Breann Beasley of Campbell, Missouri

Vickie Ogden of Cambria

Donna Shawdowns of Marion

Amy Odum of Johnston City

Andrea Odum of Johnston City

9 Great Grandchildren

Brother- Jerry Lyell of Iowa

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Son- Gary Lee Beasley, Grandson- Michael King, brother- Dewey, and three sisters- Gloria, Maxcine, and Jenny Lyell.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 11-1pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

201 S 13th St, Herrin, IL 62948

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