CASEY, IL – Beverly Irene McCammon, age 69 of Casey and formerly of Westfield, went to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, while at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Visitation will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Adams Funeral Chapel in Charleston. The funeral service, honoring and celebrating her life, will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday with Pastor Scott Sims officiating. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her honor may be made to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center and left at the visitation/service or mailed to Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.
Bev was born September 17, 1952, in Westfield, Illinois, a daughter of Ethard Ray and Frances (Smitley) Melton. She married Jack McCammon on September 4, 2010, and they recently celebrated their eleventh wedding anniversary. In addition to Jack, surviving is her daughter, Angela Santangelo and husband Nick of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; four grandchildren, Austin Cutright (Heather Ramsey), Whitney Hupp (Jordan Coleman), Kelsey Hupp and Gavin Santangelo; three great-grandchildren, Sammy, Sophie and Ryker Cutright; two brothers, Larry Melton of Arthur, Illinois and Jack Melton of Niantic, Illinois; and two sisters, Caroline Bogan of Florida and Marlene Bray of Monticello, Illinois. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her stepfather, Kenneth McGuinn; two daughters, Stephanie and Bridgett Duncan, three brothers, Tom, Denny and Dick Melton; and two sisters, Patty Hackler and Shirley Sisney.
Bev was a member of Westfield Baptist Church in Westfield, Illinois and was devoted to studying the Word of God through daily Bible reading. She retired in 2017 following a 35-year career as a Care Plan Coordinator with Heartland Manor in Casey. Bev enjoyed gardening, crafts, painting and various other home projects – she was good at keeping Jack busy! She was generous with the time she spent with her dog Daisy and with family and friends as well. Her family was blessed with her unconditional love and devotion, and they will forever treasure many memorable times shared.