Martha Ann Beamus, 68

Martha Ann Beamus (nee Gibson), 68, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Allenton, Wisconsin.

She was born Feb. 18, 1948, in Rockford, Illinois, to Clarence W. and Dorothy M. (nee Whipple) Gibson. She was united in marriage to Costellar “Phil” Beamus on March 23, 1988. Martha grew up in Rockford and later resided in Omaha, Nebraska, and recently moved to Allenton to be with her daughter and grandchildren.

Martha is survived by her beloved husband, Phil Beamus; loving daughter, Carla (Steve) Mueller of Allenton; dear-stepchildren, Pam and Greg Beamus of Rockford, Illinois; cherished grandchildren, Nicole, Bradley, Luke and Gabrielle Clark; and her loving sister, Sharon Wynes of Rockford, Illinois. She is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other loved relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Dorothy Gibson, and her brother, Clarence D. Gibson.

A celebration of Martha’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Eagles Club (3829 11th St., Rockford, IL61109).