Obituary: Gena McBeath, 80, Tremont

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

Gena Belle McBeath, 80, of Tremont died at 8:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Born June 25, 1932, in Union Hill to Russell and Elsie Bloxam Schott, she married Elmer McBeath on Sept. 14, 1952, in Reddick. He survives.

 Also surviving are one son, Kurt McBeath of Mapleton; three daughters, Denise (Butch) Shields, Lori Venovich and Cindy Gain, all of Tremont; one brother, Kent Schott of Herscher; one sister, Sherry (Clarence) Moranski of Essex; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Keith Schott of Essex and Kim Schott of Buckingham.

She was a homemaker.

Cremation has been accorded.

She was a member of Tremont United Methodist Church, where her memorial services were Saturday. Visitation was Friday and one hour before the service, also at the church. Private burial of the ashes will be at a later date. Davis Mortuary in Tremont is handling the arrangements.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or the Tremont United Methodist Church.

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