She was born, February 11, 1931 in Ina, IL the daughter of Ervie and Vona (Rhynes) Beckman. Betty married Elmer C. Vaughn on May 20, 1950 in McLeansboro, IL. He survives along with four sons, Randal Vaughn of Junction City, Terry Vaughn of Peoria, Dustan (April) Vaughn of Macomb, and Troy (Jackie) Vaughn of Paris, MO; seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Kent, Jaclyn, Terry Jr, Zane, Emily, and Darby; six great grandchildren, Bailey, Emma, Aidan, Moira, James, and Dakota; one brother, Maurice (Janet) Beckman of Salem, IL; and two sisters, Louise Vaughn of Roanoke and Jo Raunthenberger of East Peoria.
Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, William and Stanley Beckman; and one sister, Kay Ford.
Betty was active as a den mother in Cubs Scouts for 10 years and served as a room mother for her sons during grade school. She enjoyed cooking, baking, camping at Leisure Oaks Park, crafting, quilting, and crocheting. She was a very caring and sharing person.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 29th from 5 to 7 pm at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where the service will be Monday, July 30th at 11:00 am. Terry Vaughn Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in Parkview Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Diabetes Foundation, Methodist Hospice, or Bartonville Fire Dept.
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