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Emily Beebe

February 1, 1925 — February 10, 2016

Emily J. Beebe, 91, passed away on February 10, 2016 at UnityPoint Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Emily was born on February 1, 1925 in Peoria, the daughter of Owen and Bertha (Waller) Singley. Emily married Gnile A. Beebe, Jr. on June 30, 1946 in Manito, IL.

Emily is survived by her son, Larry Beebe of Chillicothe and two grandchildren, Ryne (Jennifer) Beebe of Peoria Heights and Beebe Anne Crocker of Chillicothe. She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Cathy.

Emily graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelors Degree in Education. She taught 6,7 and 8th graders at Keller Primary School, District 150. Later she and her husband owned and operated "BB's Restaurant" from 1955 until 1988.

A funeral for Emily will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be two hours prior at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice of charity.

Emily online memorial may be viewed at


FEB 13. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
PO Box 294
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Ceremony

FEB 13. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
PO Box 294
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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