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Beverly Elaine Orr

July 3, 1943 ~ June 25, 2022 (age 78)

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Beverly “Bev” Elaine Orr of Lima, Illinois passed away peacefully early Saturday morning June 25th at Sunset Home in Quincy, Illinois with her husband Wayne at her side. 

Born to Earl Franklin Henning and Hazel Alean Ellis Henning in Marysville, Washington on July 3rd, 1943, Bev spent most of her adult life in Illinois.  She married Wayne Orr in Canton Missouri on May 7th, 1982.  Bev worked at various banking institutions and retired due to health reasons from the Circuit Clerks office in Quincy, Illinois.

Bev enjoyed visiting with friends, going to ice cream socials, and playing Bunco. In later life when her health was failing, she enjoyed outings to Dairy Queen, Hardees, and other fast-food restaurants where they could eat in the car or just a trip out of the house with Wayne.

Bev is survived by her husband Wayne, brothers Kenneth (Faye) Henning of Oregon, Kevin (Heather) Henning of Washington, sister Marlene Semas of Florida, additionally stepdaughters Chris
(Steve) Schmidt of Camp Point, Terri (Tim Freesmeyer) of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Jane Eichman of Kansas City, several step grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Proceeding her in death were her parents, sisters Anita Asslen, Jacque Savage a stepdaughter Beth Newman and a step granddaughter Amanda Krutmeier. 

Services will be held Thursday June 30th at 2 PM at the Triplett Funeral Home in Mendon with Rev. Bill Mitchell officiating.  Visitation will be held Thursday at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until the time of  services. Burial will be in New Providence Cemetery, Ursa, Illinois immediately following the funeral.

Memorials should be made to the Ursa Christian Church.

Friends and family are invited to share stories and leave condolences at www.triplettfuneralhomes.com

Triplett Funeral Homes, Mendon, is assisting family with arrangements.


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June 30, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Triplett Funeral Home
208 North State Street
Mendon, IL 62351

Funeral Service
June 30, 2022

2:00 PM
Triplett Funeral Home
208 North State Street
Mendon, IL 62351

Graveside Service
June 30, 2022

3:00 PM
New Providence Cemetery
Near Ursa
Ursa, IL 62376

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