March 23, 2010

Rosemary Beaumont, 80, of Chillicothe, died at 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Morton Villa Care Center in Morton.

Born May 6, 1929, in Holland, Mich., to Duane and Katherine (Daugherty) Shepard, she married Robert W. Beaumont on Nov. 1, 1947. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1985.

Surviving are one son, Robert J. Beaumont of Peoria; one daughter, Suzanne Jacobs of Chillicothe; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Barbara Turcotte of Sparland and Rita Storey of Decatur. 

She was preceded in death by two siblings, William J. Shepard and Cecile A. Brown.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Services will be held at a later date. Weber-Hurd Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. 

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