Ida J. Beery, age 73 of Marion, passed away at Marion General Hospital surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday November 9th, 2022.
Ida was born on December 6th, 1948 to the late Stanley and Lillie (Carnes) Hensley in Harlan, Kentucky.
On October 23rd 1993, she married the late Darrell Lee Beery in Bucyrus, Ohio. For the last 18 years, she has spent her life with her partner James E. Johnson.
Ida is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers: Sam Hensley, Freelin Hensley, John Henry Hensley, Clyde Hensley, Ken Hensley and her 6 infant siblings.
Those who will cherish her memories included her children: Sam (Sherri) Pitts of Nevada, Ohio, Sandy Stockman of Caledonia, Ohio and Amanda (Lynn) Keckler of Marion, Ohio; her partner, James "Jim" E. Johnson; her grandchildren: Chad Pitts, Jaccia Cellar, Martiqua Galloway, Jeff Pitts, Nichole Pitts, Carie Fuller, Brittany Keckler, Kaleb Keckler, Casey Johnson, along with many great grandchildren; and her sisters Roxy Messer, Kathy (Dick) Reeder and Brenda (Bob) Lauthers of Bucyrus, Ohio.
Ida was a beautiful woman with a big heart. Family was very important to her, she enjoyed cooking for family gathering, especially at Christmas. Spending time with her family was something she cherished. Throughout the years, she cleaned for many people and kept her home spotless. She enjoyed camping in the Summer and looked forward to spending quality time with Jim in Florida for the Winter. Ida cared for her family dearly and she will be greatly missed by many.
Friends and family may come to honor Ida’s life on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 11am to 1pm at Boyd Funeral Home. A funeral service will start at 1pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow funeral service at Marion Cemetery. Donations may be given in memory of Ida to the: American Lung Association, National Direct Response, PO Box 756 Osceola, WI, 54020-0756 or online at lung.org. The Boyd Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Beery family.