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Helen L. Beatty

March 31, 1926 — March 18, 2016

Helen L. (Mahan) Beatty, 89 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on March 18th, 2016 at I.U. Health Paoli in Paoli, Indiana.

She was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana on March 31st, 1926 to Lacy C. Mahan and Esther M. (Pinnick) Mahan.

Helen married her love of over 50 years, Robert W. Beatty on November 15th, 1947 and he preceded her in death on April 3rd, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Sister – Geneva Mahan, (1) Brother – Wallace Mahan and Twin Great-Granddaughters – Lilah Grace and Libby Joy Beatty.

Helen was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Baden Springs, Indiana, graduated from the West Baden High School with the Class of 1945 and was a member of the PSI IOTA XI sorority.

Helen was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in retail sales at Allbright’s Grocery, The Little Dress Shop, Beatty’s Village Post and The Gift Box.

Helen is survived by:

(4) Sons Michael Beatty French Lick, Indiana
Larry (Diana) Beatty Haubstadt, Indiana
Daniel (Debbe) Beatty French Lick, Indiana
David Beatty (Suzie Beaty) Paoli, Indiana

(2) Sisters Betty Morris South Bend, Indiana
Billie Mahan Bedford, Indiana

(4) Grandchildren Chad (Jenny) Beatty Poulsbo, Washington
Stacey Beatty (Brad Bloemke) Chandler, Arizona
Aaron (Jessica) Beatty Newburgh, Indiana
Alan (Michelle) Beatty Evansville, Indiana

(4) Great-Grandchildren M.J., Gretchen, Kaleb and Cooper Beatty

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel, 9640 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 by Jim Tritle. Burial will follow at the Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli, Indiana.

Friends may call on Monday, March 21st, 2016 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, March 21, 2016

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ames Chapel Cemetery

5368 US-150, Paoli, IN 47454

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Interment following funeral service

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