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PARIS, Ill. - Pauline A. Beauchamp, 96, of rural Paris, died peacefully in her home at 3:10 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017. Pauline was a homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ in Paris, and attended Independent Bible Baptist Church in Paris. Born Aug. 8, 1920, of the late Leslie and Vera (Lesher) Frye. Pauline was the eldest of four children. Leslie and Vera's other children include one son, Eugene Frye, and daughters Wilma (Frye) Kuhn and Darlene (Frye) Elliott.
Pauline married Howard Beauchamp Sr., on Aug. 26, 1940, in Paris. Howard Beauchamp Sr. entered into rest on May 22, 1976. Howard Beauchamp Sr. and Pauline had two sons John Beauchamp and Howard Beauchamp Jr.
She is survived by son, Howard Beauchamp Jr. Other survivors include seven grandchildren, Rick and Daniel Beauchamp, born to Howard and Rita (Rinehart) Beauchamp, and Denise Mattingly, Kristal Malone, Robin Baugh, Johnnie Wilson, and John Beauchamp, children of Pauline's late son John Beauchamp, a sister, Darlene Elliott; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Pauline was also preceded in death by her son John Beauchamp; brother, Eugene Frye; sister, Wilma Kuhn; and daughter-in-law, Rita (Rinehart) Beauchamp, wife to son Howard Beauchamp Jr.
Visitation for Mrs. Beauchamp will be from 10 to 11 a.m. CDT Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Little Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Independent Bible Baptist Church. For further information and online condolences and remembrances, please visit:
Published on June 5, 2017
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