Fannie Livengood Willison Beatty

| August 12, 2018

Fannie Livengood Willison Beatty, 94, of New Bethlehem, died Friday evening, August 10, 2018, at McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Born on August 5, 1924, in Ford Cliff (Armstrong County), she was the daughter of the late, Lawrence Denver and Eliza (Stevenson) Livengood. She was first married to Williard O. Willison on May 13, 1944, in Camp Barkeley, Texas, he preceded her in death on May 26, 1973, she then married Earl L. Beatty on October 7, 1978, and he preceded her in death on July 30, 2011.

Mrs. Beatty was a secretary for Charles Amsler in Clarion and for the 1st Baptist Church in New Bethlehem and she also worked at the Leader Vindicator as a typist. She belonged to the Knotty Pines of Indiana Square Dancers Group.

Fannie enjoyed quilting and giving quilts to her grandchildren on their wedding day. She enjoyed growing and canning her own vegetables and she loved her flower gardens. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by four children, Williard D. Willison, and his wife Linda, of Arizona, Richard Willison of Florida, Beth Pence, and her husband Phil, of New Bethlehem, Barry Willison, and his wife Karen, of Butler, and a step-son, Lewis Beatty of Mayport, 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, and both husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Long, a brother, James Livengood, and a sister, Lila Jean Rebolt.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Lyle Westover officiating.

Interment will be held in the New Bethlehem Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Fannie’s name to, In Home Solutions Hospice, 298 Main Street, Brookville, Pa. 15825.

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