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Dorothy Jean Beck Abney
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1923
Logan County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 2009
Logan County
Arkansas, USA

God gained a special angel in heaven on December 7, 2009.

Dorothy was born July 21, 1923 in Magazine, Arkansas and passed away in the comfort of her home in Booneville, Arkansas.

Dorothy, often called "Granny", was a one in a million person who cared deeply for everyone in her life. She never met a stranger and everyone that knew her loved and cared for her. Granny loved her flowers and garden! She was preceded in death by her son, Johnny Dempsey and seven brothers and sisters.

Dorothy is survived by two children, Carolyn Cooper of Fort Smith and Phil Mikles of Booneville; eight grandchildren, Debra Hannah of Greenwood, Sheila Blair of Fort Smith, Beth Bryant of Booneville, Sonya Dempsey of Greenwood, Mike Mikles of Little Rock, Steve Mikles of Longwood, Florida, Elzie Mikles of Booneville, and Jamie Mikles of Booneville; eight great-grandchildren, Tiffany Todd of Centerton, Brittany Bradley of Fort Smith, Dustin Bradley of Fort Smith, Megan Bryant of Booneville, Kelsey Bryant of Booneville, Brody Mizel of Greenwood, Tatum Mikles of Little Rock, and Peyton Mikles of Longwood, Florida; a sister, Beatrice Frost of Booneville; special friends, John and Sue Young of Booneville; special friend and caregiver, Beverly Asbury. She loved and cared for Granny as if she was her own family.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Bradley, Brody Mizel, Al Crenshaw, J.L. McAnaley, Joe Yarborough and Stanley Bryant.

Honorary pallbeares will be Mike Mikles, Steve Mikles, Elzie Mikles, John Wagoner, Ronnie Keener, John Young and Ken Hannah.

Burial was at Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery in Booneville.
Family links: 
  John Henry Beck (1885 - 1955)
  Julia Ann Bailey Beck (1886 - 1954)
  James Elzie Mikles (1908 - 1960)
  Thomas Bertram Abney (1903 - 1976)
  Marvin Anderson Beck (1908 - 1984)*
  Wilma Catherine (Beck) McCoy Yarborough (1916 - 1995)*
  Freda Beatrice Beck Frost (1920 - 2014)*
  Dorothy Jean Beck Abney (1923 - 2009)
  Harold Eugene Beck (1927 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery
Logan County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Section 3-2; Row 22; Block __.
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Dec 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45210496
Dorothy Jean <i>Beck</i> Abney
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Dorothy Jean <i>Beck</i> Abney
Added by: Sandra
Dorothy Jean <i>Beck</i> Abney
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- Denny Hopkins
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012

- Sandra
 Added: Dec. 9, 2009

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