Charles Wayne Beutow (5-4-13) service 5-6-13

Charles Wayne Beutow

Charles Wayne Beutow was born Aug. 20, 1935, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of the late Paul Max and Leona D. Carr Beutow.

He was united in marriage to Jackie Leekieta Wade on Sept. 19, 1958. Mrs. Beutow preceded him in death on Dec. 9, 2000.

Mr. Beutow was the owner of Beutow’s Grocery and River Heights Grocery in Crump from 1978-1999. He was proud to have served his country in the United States Marines.

Mr. Beutow departed this life on May 4 in Selmer at the age of 77 years, 8 months, 14 days. He is survived by three sons, Charles Beutow Jr. and wife Debbie of Clinton, Ill., Timothy Beutow and wife Sharon of Port Richey, Fla., Scott Beutow of Selmer; two daughters, Lona Simmons and husband Creath of Adamsville, Tina Britt and husband Doug of Adamsville; two brothers, Franklin Beutow and wife Mia of Bloomington, Ill., Robert Beutow and wife Barbara of Devils Lake, N.D.; a sister, Dianne Phillips and husband Norman of Normal, Ill.; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Beutow was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Beutow, Paul Max Beutow Jr.; two sisters, Mary Allen, Juanita Barnhill.

Private graveside services were held on May 6, at 3 p.m. at Adamsville Cemetery in Adamsville. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer, TN, 731-645-3481.

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