Helen Beardsley



Age: 70


Summary: mother and author whose book Who Gets the Drumstick chronicled the logistical nightmare of raising children who as a widow with eight children had married a widower with 10 children, and they had two kids together, in which the book was made into the 1968 film Yours, Mine, and Ours which starred Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda.



Cause of Death: Complications from Parkinson's disease


Born: April 5, 1930


Died: April 26, 2000


Location: Healdsburg, California