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Virginia McEntire Beckstead
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1917
Malad City
Oneida County
Idaho, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 2004
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Virginia McEntire was the daughter of Marshall Anderson McEntire and Amy Taylor McEntire.

The following information was provided by Janice Bryant.

"Virginia McEntire Howell Beckstead 1917 ~ 2004 Our mother, grandmother, wife, and neighbor passed into eternity Dec. 10, 2004, from causes incident to age. Born July 5, 1917 in Malad, Idaho to Marshall A. and Amy Taylor McEntire. Married James R. Howell in Salt Lake City, Utah Nov. 14, 1935. He died October 8, 1966. Married Max B. Beckstead Sept. 27, 1968. He died Dec. 27, 1992. She was a caring mother and grand-mother who worked diligently her whole life. She graduated from South High School at age 17 and worked from that time on. She served for many years as the office manager for Safeway Stores bread plant. She was a classy lady who kept her sense of humor to the end. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and traveling. Survived by one son, James R. (Jane) Howell, Jr., a stepson, Bruce Beckstead; and a stepdaughter, Vickie Casper; a sister, Betty Jean (John) Crossley of San Diego, CA; and nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Preceded into eternity by her parents; brothers, Eldon McEntire, Marshall McEntire; and sisters, Mabel Hilton, Maurine Murphy. Funeral services to be held at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Tuesday, December 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the services. Burial in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on 12/12/2004."

She married Max Baird Beckstead September 27, 1968 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.

The date of her burial is December 14, 2004.

Source of the data is the L.D.S. International Genealogical File and L.D.S. Pedigree Resource File, and findgrave contributors Janice Bryant and Ken Crossley.
Family links: 
  Marshall Anderson McEntire (1890 - 1955)
  Amy Taylor McEntire (1891 - 1982)
  Max Baird Beckstead (1908 - 1992)
  Eldon Taylor McEntire (1911 - 2002)*
  Mabel McEntire Hilton (1912 - 2001)*
  Virginia McEntire Beckstead (1917 - 2004)
  Marshall A Mcentire (1920 - 1992)*
  Betty Jean McEntire Crossley (1929 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Created by: W. Bruce Hilton
Record added: Oct 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43768545
Virginia <i>McEntire</i> Beckstead
Added by: J. Bryant
Virginia <i>McEntire</i> Beckstead
Added by: J. Bryant
Virginia <i>McEntire</i> Beckstead
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