Barbara Ann Ely-Beasley 76 of Clinton, IL passed away 11:09 A.M. October 30, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.


Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL. Visitation will be 12 – 2 PM Friday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to First Christian Church or the American Cancer Society.


Barbara was born November 4, 1941 in Evanston, IL the daughter of Paul and Sadie (Thompson) Neal. She married Thomas Lee Ely June 28, 1959 in Clinton, IL. He passed away May 1, 2001. She later married Thomas J. Beasley January 11, 2003 in Clinton, IL. He passed away April 7, 2005.


Survivors include her children, Brian (Andrea) Ely, Frisco, TX; Brenda (Don) Woelfel, Bethalto, IL; Karen (Mike) Mandrell, Forsyth, IL; Janet (David) Peistrup, DesPeres, MO;
9 grandchildren, and special friend, Duane Glenn, Clinton, IL. 


Barbara was a member of the First Christian Church and the church choir. She enjoyed knitting and quilting and was a member of the Salt Creek Patch Makers.

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