Beverly Grace Booker, 85, of Sullivan, passed away peacefully at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday (May 10, 2016) in her residence.
Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Reed Funeral Home with Pastor Don Lusk officiating. Burial will be in the Greenhill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Memorials are suggested to the Sullivan Senior Center. Online condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Booker was born April 29, 1931 in Sullivan, IL, the daughter of John and Louise Mercer Gramblin. Bev had worked at Brown Shoe Co. and had been a sales clerk for several area businesses. She volunteered at nursing homes, was a pencil pal and crocheted afghans and sent them to service members overseas, was a member of the Sullivan Women’s Civic Club and the Sullivan Southern Baptist Church. She married Richard Booker and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter Jeannie (Bob) Ashley of Bethany; son Steven (Sue) Booker of Sullivan; grandchildren Jennifer (Stuart) Landreth of Toledo, Jonathon (Jennifer) Ashley of Bethany, Melissa Ashley (Nina Page) of Bethany, Corey (Sarah) Booker of Findlay, Logan Booker of Sullivan; great grandchildren Austin Landreth, Evelyn Ashley, Alexander Ashley, Maddy Atteberry, Ashley Page, Payton Booker; brother Donald (Loretta) Gramblin of Michigan; sister Carolyn Rozanski of Michigan; daughter-in-law Vicky (Darrell) Williams and her beloved dog Scruffy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother and step-father.