Beatrice M. Scovil, 96, of Minier, died Friday (April 13, 2018) at Morton Terrace Nursing Home, Morton.
Beatrice was born April 3, 1922 in Orion to Benjamin and Isabell McLeese Clark. She married Kenneth C. Scovil on Sept. 17, 1938. He preceded her in death April 5, 1987. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two daughters, Sandy and Mary; one sister, Dorothy; one brother, Warren; and two grandsons, Larry and Deek.
Beatrice is survived by one daughter, Nancy (Harold) Gordon of Hollister, Mo.; one son, Kenneth L. (Patsy) Scovil of Peoria; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Ted (Sandy) Clark of Galena.
Beatrice was a satellite reporter for the Bloomington Pantagraph, Olympia Review and Pekin Times.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Haensel Funeral Home in Minier. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Tuesday. Burial will be at Minier Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society (TAPS), 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, Ill., 61554.
Online condolences may be made to www.haenselfuneralhome.com.