Mary O. Beckley, 97, of Tappan Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at the Harrison County Home, Cadiz. She was born Sept. 11, 1913 in Smithdale, Ohio near the family farm on Tappan Lake, a daughter of the late Earl and Laura Fulton Buxton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Homer M. Beckley in 1998; a brother and sister-in-law, Francis and Helen Buxton; a niece Ruth Ann Brooks; a sister-in law, Vivian Kugler and a brother-in-law, John Beckley.

Friends may call at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, U.S. 250, Tappan Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Rev. Robert King and Rev. Henry Mooney will officiate. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.