Beatrice Towery

Beatrice Towery, 94, of Van Buren, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at Wesleyan Healthcare in Marion.

Mrs. Towery was a homemaker and formerly worked at the appliance factory in Van Buren. She was also a seamstress.

She was born on Oct. 25, 1926, in Cartersville, KY, to Harrison and Vergie Parson. She married Lloyd Towery Jr. on Oct. 13, 1945, in Lexington, KY. They were married for 64 years before he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 2009.

Survivors include a son, Mark (Julie) Towery; two daughters, Paula (Myron) Brankle and Judy (Richard) Zent; nine grandchildren, Dan Brankle, Greg (Sarah) Brankle, Sheryl Shook, Aaron (Tina) Brankle, Susan Zent, Stephen (Amy) Zent, Scott (Holly) Zent, Clayton (Emily) Towery, and Clark Chandler; 15 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at 2 p.m., at the Van Buren Cemetery, with Rev. Tom Mansbarger officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Memorials may be made to the Van Buren Lions Club, P.O. Box 70 Van Buren, IN 46991.