Elma M. Beckwith

August 28, 1912 - April 19, 2008

08/28/1912 - 04/19/2008

Past Services

Visitation
Monday April 21, 2008
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday April 22, 2008
Calcutta United Presbyterian Cemetery
St. Clair Avenue
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-2190 | Directions
Service
Tuesday April 22, 2008
Martin MacLean Altmeyer EL Chapel & Hospitality Center
145 West 5th Street
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-3650 | Directions
Service
Tuesday April 22, 2008
1:30 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions

Elma M. Beckwith, age 95, formerly of Orchard Grove East Liverpool, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2008 at East Liverpool City Hospital after a lengthy illness.

The daughter of the late John and Lillian Small Rambo, she was born in East Liverpool on August 28, 1912. Living her entire life in this area, Mrs. Beckwith had worked as a Finisher at the former Wellsville China Co. retiring in 1975. She had been active with the Ceramic Senior Citizens, Area Senior Citizens, and a 30 year member of the Hillendale Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth O. Beckwith Sr. in 2001. They were married in 1935.

Survivors include, two sons, Kenneth Beckwith of Front Royal. Va., and Richard Beckwith and his wife, Kay, of East Liverpool. Two daughters, Lois Ann Butler of East Liverpool and Linda Bosworth and her husband, Roger, of Girard, Ohio. And a daughter in law, Darlene Beckwith, of East Liverpool. 6 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren and her loving campanion, Bear.

In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Beckwith, a son in law, Kenneth Butler Sr., a daughter in law, Trudy Beckwith, two brothers, Herman and Howard Rambo, a sister, Lois Swaney, three grandsons, Randy Beckwith, David Williams, and Wade Jordan. One great grandson, Tyler Butler.

Services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at 1:30 PM. at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes with Pastor Steve Huskey of Destiny House Assembly of God officiating. Burial will follow in the United Presbyterian Cemetery of Calcutta. Family and friends will gather at the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Hospitality Center after services.

Friends may call at Calcutta Chapel on Monday, April 21, 2008, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.

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Shirley Theis Weldon
8 years ago

Dear Lois and extended familly,

Please accept our sympathy on the passing of your Mother, I only knew her briefly from caring for her and your late Father in the hospital, but knowing you, Lois and your brother who worked at the hospital, I would like to extend my sympathy. She will be greatly missed. Sincerely, Shirley Theis Weldon

Diana Glover
8 years ago

Please accept my sincere sympathy.I recall your Mother well from my growing up years in Center Alley at my grandparents Mr.&Mrs. Green.She was a lovely lady. Diana Cochran Glover

Kitty McKinnon Sine
8 years ago

To Linda,Lois and family, All my sympathy on the passing of your mother. I have fond memories of your Mother and Dad from a long time ago and always enjoyed being with them and your family. My thoughts are with you all.

sue fotheringham stewart
8 years ago

To my Uncle Rich& Aunt Kay and family,May god be with you and your family in your time of sorrow.She will be missed by all.There will always be that special place in your house that will comfort you.love Sue,Stan,Danielle Stewart {Fotheringham