Lorena M. Beechler, 88, of Greenfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, May 4, 2019 at 3:45 a.m. in Court House Manor, Washington C.H. She was born on July 3, 1930, in Greenfield, the daughter of the late Emmett and Roxie Mae Radcliffe Hudnell. On February 17, 1979 she married Erskie Beechler, Jr. and he preceded her in death on March 25, 2005.
She is survived by her son, Thom (Teresa) Hudnell of Greenfield, one step daughter; Ellen Beechler Beach of Bourneville, two step sons; Dwight Beechler of Hillsboro, Wayne Beechler (Amy Michaels) of South Salem, two grandchildren; James Hudnell and Tara Renee Souders, five step grandchildren, four great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, two sisters; Mary Daugherty and Grace Iseman both of Greenfield, one brother; Colon “Bud” (Betty) Beatty of Greenfield. She was preceded in death by two brothers; Robert Hudnell and James C. Beatty and her step father; Carey J. Beatty.
Lorena worked as a meat cutter at Collins Packing Company and retired in 1984. She loved her Lord and was a member of Greenfield First Baptist Church and later attended church with her son and daughter-in-law at Tree of Life Fellowship. She loved her family and loved to cook for them. They looked forward to Granny’s apple pie or her butterscotch pies.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the ANDERSON-EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Greenfield with Pastor Ella Kolle officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Cemetery. Friends may visit with her family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.
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