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Beverly A. White

October 28, 1935 January 29, 2018
Beverly A. White
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Obituary for Beverly A. White

PEORIA HEIGHTS – Beverly A. (DeFibaugh) White, 82, of Peoria Heights, died at 8:58 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018, at her home.

Beverly was born on October 28, 1935, to Samuel and Dorothy (Knox) DeFibaugh. She lived in the Peoria area the majority of her life and was a member of Peoria Heights Congregational Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing Bunco and taking an occasional trip to the winery.

She was a longtime member and officer of the Tower Park Chapter of A.B.W.A. where she was named “Woman of the Year” in 1988 and a top ten contender again in 2007.

She is survived by her life partner, John D. “Jack” White of Peoria Heights, his children and grandchildren; one son, Jimmie (Jenny) Root of Colorado Springs, Colo., and his step daughter, Jonilla Kaye and his stepson, Travis Barker; one daughter, Joyce (George) Britton of Oakland, Ark., her son, Frederick (Anissa) Krietemeyer, II, and her granddaughter, Lauren; as well as a niece and 4 nephews and their children.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Steve Root; her parents; her infant daughter, Angela Lynn Root; her sister, Joyce K. Sawyer, her twin sister, Patricia; nephew Timothy W. Sawyer; and granddaughter Evelyn Baker.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Peoria Heights Congregational Church, 4906 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, with Rev. Brian Michael officiating. A visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 2, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria and one hour prior to the service on Saturday, February 3, at the church. Burial will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin, IL.

Memorial donations can be made to Peoria Heights Congregational Church, Illinois Cancer Care, 8940 Wood Sage Rd, Peoria, IL 61615, or ALS Association of St. Louis Regional, 2258 Weldon Pkwy, St. Louis, MO 63146.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

2

Feb

5:00 PM 2/2/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

3

Feb

9:00 AM 2/3/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Peoria Heights Congreational Church

4906 N. Prospect Road
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Peoria Heights Congreational Church
4906 N. Prospect Road Peoria Heights 61616 IL
US

Service

Saturday

3

Feb

10:00 AM 2/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Peoria Heights Congreational Church

4906 N. Prospect Road
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Peoria Heights Congreational Church
4906 N. Prospect Road Peoria Heights 61616 IL
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakeview Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pekin, IL

Pekin IL
US
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