Mary Jane Beaty Jacobson, 86, of Franklin, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Franklin United Methodist Community.
On Feb. 3, 1927, Mary was born to Joseph and Mary True Beaty in Paoli. She graduated from Paoli High School in 1945. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from National University.
She had worked for Eli Lilly and Co. prior to moving to California, where she was an accountant and information technology professional for a variety of businesses and government entities, including the city of San Diego and the U.S. Navy.
Following her retirement, Mary moved to Mesa, Ariz., to continue her love for golf. In 2009, she moved back to Indiana.
Survivors include three siblings, Joseph Beaty of Palmyra, Elizabeth “Libby” Eddy of Danville and Frances Ehrmantraut of North Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and a brother, William Beatty.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the church.
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Vandivier-Tudor Chapel, was entrusted with the arrangements.
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