Elizabeth "Beth" F. Shanklin, 86, Augusta, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014

Elizabeth "Beth" F. Shanklin, 86, of Augusta, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at home in Augusta.

Memorial service 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Private burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta.

Elizabeth was born in Manzanola, Colo. on Jan. 1, 1928, to the late Minerva (Hopper) and Lloyd Main. She retired as a civil service secretary from Ft. Ord, Calif. after 20 years. On Oct. 23, 1965, she married Fred Shanklin in Monterey, Calif., and he survives her.

She is also survived by: son, Mike Shanklin and daughter, Vicki Bowman and husband Chuck, all of Augusta; son, Thomas Henley and wife Barbara of Monterey, Caliv.; brother, William Main of Visalia, Calif.; grandchildren, Timothy Shanklin and wife Nicole of Henderson, Nev., Christopher Bowman of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Jeremy Bowman and wife Marcie, and Jessica Woolsey and husband Shawn, all of Augusta; 12 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Main and a sister, Dorothy Fite.

Memorial donations to First Baptist Church Youth 1501 State Street Augusta, Kansas 67010.