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Beverly Ann McCallister

Birth Date: May 16, 1942
Death Date: July 19, 2017

Beverly Ann McCallister, 75, of Oakley, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, with her family by her side.
Beverly was born May 16, 1942, in Robinson, IL to Earl Eugene and Marjorie Christine (Burress) Gower. She married Robert Lee McCallister on October 22, 1962, in Granite City, IL. She retired from Illinois Power. Beverly was an avid reader, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Robert; one son, Michael (Tammy) McCallister of Cerro Gordo; two granddaughters, Angelique Leeann and Autumn Louise; two brothers, Roger Leon Gower of Champaign, IL and Gregory Eugene (Sue) Gower of Hutsonville, IL; one sister, Chloe Earlene Gower of Tilden, IL; two nieces, two nephews, three great-nieces and one great-nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Honoring Beverly Ann McCallister’s wishes, private family services were held Friday, July 21, 2017, by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Memorials may be directed to Cancer Care Center or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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