She was born on Aug. 4, 1953, in Kokomo, to Amos Blaine ‘Bud’ and Mildred (Middlesworth) Clevenger. She graduated in 1971 from Oakhill High School in Converse, and attended Ivy Tech in Marion. On April 15, 1987 in London, Ky., she was married to Dennis E. Beal who survives.
She lived most of her life in the Marion area and had been coming to the North Webster lakes area for 15 years before moving there permanently five years ago. She retired in 2004 from RCA in Marion, after 32 years of service and then worked at Wiley Metal in Marion for three years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 253 in North Webster.
She is survived by her husband; daughter: Angel (Kirk) Turner, Greenwood; son: Rich (Kylie) Hogan, Pendleton; step-daughter: Kelly (Jorge) Berry, Marion; step-son: Lance Beal, Middletown; nine grandchildren; two sisters: Sharon (Gene) Boone, Decatur; Tammy (Mike) Nistler, St. Paul, Minn.; three brothers: Steve (Serene) Clevenger, North Webster; Bob (Brenda) Clevenger, Sims; Tim Clevenger, Sims.
A celebration of life will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the American Legion Post #253, SR 13, North Webster. Owen Family Funeral Home is entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Memorial bequest may be given to Goshen Care at Home Hospice, P.O. Box 723, Goshen, IN 46527. Envelopes will be available at the American Legion.