Beverly Jean Fields, 80, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 2:05 pm Sunday May 2, 2021 surrounded by her loving and dedicated family at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City. Visitation will be held 10:00 am – 12:00 noon Friday May 7, 2021 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Followed by a graveside services at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Pastor Paul Thomason will be officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Elliott Amvets or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
“Toots” as she was affectionately known, was born August 17, 1940 in Gibson City. A daughter to Leroy E. “Gene” Allen and Mildred Scott Allen. She married John David “Jack” Fields on July 24, 1958 in Burlington, Iowa. She is survived by her husband of sixty-two years Jack Fields of Gibson City. Their three children Jackie Lynn Fields of Gibson City, David Allen (Loretta) Fields of Gibson City and Dee Anne (Larry) Doss of Elliott. Six grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren as well as her siblings Kenny (Bonnie) Allen, Gary (Lynn) Allen, Kathy Jo Rutledge all of Gibson City and Kelley (Robbie Lee) Allen of Tampa, Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Lenny and Larry Allen.
Toots was a member of the ‘Denim Dames’ in Gibson City, together they laughed and cried and shared stories and just enjoyed being together. She loved to travel, go horseback riding, boating, rides on motorcycles and in a dune buggy. She was always smiling and loved genuinely. She will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved her.