Beadle, 87, died peacefully at home on Christmas morning at first light with
her daughter Anita by her side.
Mary was born May
4, 1930, to Orville and Carrie (Stewart) Modlin.
Stricken with Polio
at the age of 6, Mary was given little hope to survive. God had other plans
for his angel on earth. Although left disabled from Polio she was blessed to
lead a full life, as a Christian for God, Wife to Max, Mother to Neil and
Anita, Grandmother to Josh and Gabe and Great-Grandmother to Hannah and
Mary was a member
of New Life Nazarene, formerly known as Goodwin Memorial Nazarene, where she
served as a second grade Sunday School teacher, she appropriately named the
Busy Bees, from 1980-1990.
Mary loved her home
and was an excellent homemaker, crafter and seamstress. She especially loved
Christmas, and snow angels, fitting she was given the gift of everlasting
life on Christmas morning.
cherish many happy memories are her daughter, Anita Davidson of Anderson,
grandsons, Joshua Beadle of Michigan City, Gabriel (Alyson Delotte) Beadle
of Porter, IN, great-grandchildren, Hannah M. and Brody Max Beadle, as well
as many nieces and nephews, and a special friend and hairdresser Shelley
She was preceded in
death by her parents, husband Max Beadle after 52 years of marriage, son
Neil Andrew, brother Donald Modlin, son in law Terry Davidson and her
daughter in law Linda Beadle.
The family would
like to thank St. Vincent Hospice Care for their care and support. Sharon,
Pam and Kellie, you are angels. Also a heartfelt thank you for care givers
Kilian and Stephanie Crabtree, Mary came to love you both so much. Your love
and care has been priceless for us.
At Mary's request,
there will be no services, and you may make a memorial contribution in her
name to the New Life Nazarene Church, 3615 Raible Ave., Anderson, IN, 46011,
or Animal Rescue Fund, 1209 W. Riggin Rd. Muncie, IN, 47303. These
organizations touched her heart deeply.
Things will last
forever: Faith, Hope and Love, and the Greatest of these is Love. 1
Services have been
entrusted to the Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St.,
Anderson, IN, 46013.