Violet May Beggs

Violet May Beggs

Violet May Beggs, 94, of Olmsted, died at 6:19 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at her residence.

She was born on May 4, 1926, in Metropolis, the daughter of Edward and Mary Alice Walbright Hill.

She attended the Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds. She was a housewife and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister; her husband, Robert Beggs, in 1987; a brother, Arthur Hill; a daughter-in-law, Alcey Rosana Beggs; and three grandchildren, Bobbie Ann Rose, Roger Linn Beggs and Dylan Clark.

Survivors include three sons, Arthur Dale Beggs and friend, Teresa Martin, of Bardwell, Ky., Danny Beggs of Olmsted and Don Beggs and wife, Shaquila, of Olmsted; a daughter, Bobbie Rose, and husband, John, of Olmsted; a daughter-in-law, Jackie Beggs; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge. Her son, the Rev. Danny Beggs, officiated. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery in Olmsted.

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Jones Funeral Home Villa Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.

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