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Donna Deborah Beck Baldeo
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1956
Odessa
Ector County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2002
Clear Lake City
Harris County
Texas, USA

She was the daughter of James Earl Craft and Bunnie Sue Beck. A managing teller for Wells Fargo in Houston. She lived at the Chateaux Dijon Apartments, where on the morning of February 1, 2002 she, her 22 year old son, Jailall Lewis and 9 year old daughter Bunnie Sue Terry, all became the victims of an arson fire. This fire was the 15th fire at this apartment complex over a three year period. A neighbor heard footsteps going up the stairs, then running back down. Looked out his balcony window to see a wall of fire. Authorities speculate that Donna's daughter, Bunnie was awoken by the mysterious knock on the front door. Unaware of the inferno outside, she opened the door. Donna and Jai ran into the flames, desperate to rescue her. When emergency workers arrived, Bunny was found dead in the stairwell. Donna and Jai had been critically burned over their entire bodies. They were rushed to the hospital where Jai was pronounced dead at 10:30 that morning, Donna died thirty minutes later. An entire family was gone. The full story of this tragedy can be accessed on Unsolved Mysteries website, under the Homicide section. A juvenile confessed that he and another youth stared the fire that killed Donna and her family.
Donna is preceded in death by her mother, Bunnie Sue Beck and Grandfather, Howard Beck, Sr. She is survived by her father James Earl Craft, stepmother, Fannie Craft, sister Jamaica Craft, stepsister, Benita Ballingsley, stepbrother, Alex Ballingsley all of Kansas City, Mo. Sisters, Earl Jean Ramsey of Odessa; Wanda Craft Scott of La Porte, Tafferine Craft Green of Houston, Theodora Craft of Dallas. Her grandmother, Luiclle Beck of Odessa. Uncles: Howard and Henry Beck of Odessa.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bunnie Sue Beck (1940 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Jailall Lewis Baldeo (1979 - 2002)*
  Bunnie Sue Terry (1993 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Odessa
Ector County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 23, Lt/Rw 6 Space A-A
 
Created by: Bobbie Badger
Record added: Jan 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17718655
Donna Deborah <i>Beck</i> Baldeo
Added by: Bobbie Badger
 
Donna Deborah <i>Beck</i> Baldeo
Added by: Bobbie Badger
 
 
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