Mary Lou Besecker

PIQUA - Mary Lou Besecker, 74, of 718 Boone St., Piqua, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Springfield to the late Edward and Thetis (Deal) Scamahorn.
She married Edward K. Besecker Feb. 8, 1974 in Troy, and he preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1996.
Survivors include three sons, Dale (Wonda) Adams of Fletcher, Michael (Robin) Adams of Troy, and Randy Adams of Gray, Ga.; a stepson Jeffrey Besecker; six grandchildren, including a special granddaughter Amie Adams and her fiancÚ John Tatum and son Nathan Hess; three additional great grandchildren; and two sisters, Caroline (Jim) Hogue of Tipp City, and Norma Spain of New Carlisle.
A brother and a sister preceded her in death.
Mrs. Besecker was a graduate of Piqua Central High School and retired in 2000 as an inspector from the Copeland Corp. of Sidney following 34 years of service.
In addition to her family, she enjoyed camping and shopping.
A service to honor her life will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua, with Hospice Chaplain Edward Ellis officiating.
Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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