Ann Beckley, 97 of Cadiz, Ohio died Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Country Club Retirement Center in Dover, Ohio. She was born June 9, 1921 in Piedmont, Ohio a daughter of the late Samuel L. and Sarah Hays Hughes.

Ann was a lifelong resident of the local area, having resided at rural Cadiz, Ohio for the past forty years. She founded and co-owned the Cadiz Drive-In Theater in 1950. She worked as a receptionist and bookkeeper for many years at: Ace Beauty Salon, Freeport Press/News Herald and retired from Harrison Community Hospital in 1974. She was a member of the Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz and was a 1938 graduate of Freeport High School.

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her first husband, N. Talmadge Wilson, second husband, John W. Beckley; 2 brothers: Oscar and Ralph Hughes; 2 sisters: Mary Jackson and Lucille Howell and her son-in-law, James L. Rhodes.

Surviving are her 3 children: Carol (Glenn) Gray of Tippecanoe, Kathryn (George) Mizer of Cadiz and Harry (Joan) Wilson of New Philadelphia; five grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A service celebrating Ann’s life will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Holly Memorial Gardens Chapel, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to honor Ann’s life to: Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Suite E, Green, Ohio 44685.

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