Patsy Ann Beal
September 25, 1954 ‒ February 28, 2002
Obituary for Saturday March 2, 2002
Patsy Ann Beal
BUTLER: Patsy Ann Beal, 47, of Wilson Street, Butler, died Thursday morning February 28, 2002 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.
She was born September 25, 1954 in Knox County to Marshall and Maggie (Blankenship) Jackson, attended Knox County Joint Vocational School and was graduated from Centerburg High School in 1972.
Patsy lived most of her life in the Bellville and Butler areas and worked as a beautician, operating her own beauty shop “Cut Up” in Butler the past 15 years.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Butler, where she sang in the choir, and attended Bible study.
As the Butler correspondent for The Bellville Star newspaper, Patsy’s weekly column “Around About Butler” highlighted social and community news.
Several years ago Patsy founded the Christmas in the Village annual family festival held in the Worthington Township-Butler Fire House.
She is survived by her husband David L. Beal, whom she married November 11, 1972; her son and daughter-in-law Rocky R. and Lynne Beal of Plainfield, IL; her daughter and son-in-law Angela R. and Eric Schwegman of Kettering; her six-week-old granddaughter Madelyn Mary Beal; her mother of Centerburg; her mother-in-law Polly Beal of Butler; brothers and sisters Pinky Deskins of Centerburg, Eugene and Nancy Jackson of Bradenton, Florida, Jeff and Pat Jackson of Bangs, Earl Jackson and Nelson Jackson both of Centerburg, Gay and Jeff Wright of Kissimmee, Florida, Dana and Ron Aaron of Medina, Odell and Gail Jackson of Pataskala, and Elaine and Jim Howard of Mount Vernon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her father preceded her in death, as did a brother Hershel Jackson and her father-in-law Max Beal.
Friends may call Sunday March 3, 2002 from 3-7 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Monday at 11:30 am. The Rev. John Guliano will officiate. Burial will follow in Bunkerhill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Trinity United Methodist Church may be made at the funeral home.