Beryl M. (Beaumont) Hufford

Born: Fri., May 8, 1931
Died: Wed., Apr. 13, 2016


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 21, 2016
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 22, 2016
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Beryl Hufford, 84, of Quincy, died at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday (April 13, 2016) in her home.  

   Born May 8, 1931 in Leicester, England, Beryl was the daughter of Reginald Arthur and Alice May Batson Beaumont.

   Beryl served in the Royal Women's Air Force for 2 years.  On June 10, 1954, Beryl came to America as a passenger aboard the Queen Elizabeth to visit with family.  During that trip, she met Marvin Hufford on a blind date and they were married on September 17, 1955 in Quincy.   He survives.

   Beryl loved knitting, making many afghans for family and friends, cooking, tending to her flower gardens and shopping.  She loved being active in her community and helping others by donating to the American Red Cross blood drives and organizing fundraising walks for various organizations.  A woman of great faith, Beryl made several mission trips to Russia and Israel where she would pass out Bibles and spread the Good News.

   Beryl was a devoted wife and mother who loved caring for her family.  She had also been employed as a seamstress for Penrose Uniforms, a clerk at J. C. Penney and Bergner's and was a Home Health Aid for many years.  Beryl also was the outside events coordinator for her family's business TCBY and with her husband worked many area fairs and events with the TCBY mobile unit.

   Survivors include her husband, Marvin; a son, Steve Hufford (Denise) of Quincy; three daughters, Darla Pullins (E. J.) of Quincy,  Sheryl Scarbrough of Quincy, and Karen Winfield of Glen Burrie, MD; ten grandchildren, Jessica Hufford, Meagen Hufford (fiance', Josh Kolinek), Ashley Hufford, Taylor Hufford, Adrienne Atkinson (Greg), Chelsea Bruce, Madison Bruce, Brayden Scarbrough, Krista Cunningham and Macy Winfield; four great grandchildren, Kenny Stapleton, Avery Kolinek, Bailey Proulx, and Gideon Adams; and an Aunt, Joan Lewandowski of Joliet, IL.

   Mrs. Hufford was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Kenneth Arthur Beaumont; and an Aunt, Eileen Howe.

   Cremation has been accorded to Mrs. Hufford. A Memorial Service will be held Friday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Steve Disseler.

   Memorial visitation will be Thursday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Friday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Chapter/American Red Cross, Unity Point Hospice or the Quincy Humane Society.

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Gary Broughton
   Posted Fri April 15, 2016
Hi Marv,

Barbara and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time. We are out of town at meetings. Sorry to miss the service today.

May God Bless you today and always,

Gary and Barbara

Kevin & Belva Dodd
   Posted Fri April 15, 2016
So sorry for your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Debbie Fusselman
   Posted Fri April 15, 2016
My condolences to Karen and her family. I knew Beryl through Karen and worked with her at JCPenney as well. Great lady. Sending my love and prayers to all.

Cindy Corrello Hilke
   Posted Sun April 17, 2016
Steve and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I always enjoyed the time I spent with her, just talking in your kitchen. I loved asking her about England (she helped fuel my wanderlust) and hearing her accent.

Again old friend, I am so very sorry. Cindy

Richard and Fern Heitholt
   Posted Tue April 19, 2016
Dear Marvin, We send our condolences, best wishes and God's Blessings.

Daniel DuHamel
   Posted Fri April 22, 2016
To the entire Hufford and Beaumont families, I am heartily sorry for your loss and wish all of you my sincere condolences during this difficult time. On a personal note: Darla, my wife and I are deeply saddened for your loss. Your mother's work on this mortal coil is finished. She is now in the kingdom of heaven with our lord and savior, Jesus Christ.

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