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Lucinda Elizabeth "Bessie" Woodard Beck
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1901
Merkel
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1986
Killeen
Bell County
Texas, USA

Bessie was the daughter Thomas Mounterville and Elsie Vernon Snow Woodard, fourth of nine children. She married Francis Stephen Beck November 02, 1918, in Brookhaven, Bell County, Texas. They had three children: Bernice M., Evelyn, and T. E. Mrs. Beck had lived in Killeen for 66 years. She and her husband operated Beck's Grocery Store in Sparta from 1932 to 1936 and then operated Beck's Grocery Store in Youngsport. They were ranchers for 40 years. She was a member of Maxdale Ladies Club and of Youngsport Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis S. Beck in 1957.

Obituary:
Bessie W. Beck, 84, of Killeen died Tuesday in a Killeen hospital. Services will be at 2 pm. Thursday at Youngsport Church of Christ with Raymond Chapman officiating.

Burial will be in Killeen City Cemetery. Mrs. Beck was born in Snowball, Ark. and had lived in Killeen for 66 years.
She and her husband operated Beck's Grocery Store in Sparta from 1932 to 1936 and then operated Beck's Grocery Store in Youngsport. They were ranchers for 40 years.

She was a member of Maxdale Ladies Club and of Youngsport Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis S. Beck in 1957.


Survivors are two sons, B. M. Beck and T. E. Beck, both of Killeen; a daughter, Evelyn Ray of Killeen; three brothers, Oscar Woodard of Green Valley, Ariz. Ben Woodard of Delano, Calif. and Elmer Woodard of Vernonia, Ore; three sisters, Dottie Cave of St. Helens, Ore. Bertie Ward of San Pablo, Calif. and Gladys Walls of Salinas, Calif. seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Youngsport Church of Christ building fund.

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Mounterville Woodard (1875 - 1966)
  Elsie Vernon Snow Woodard (1872 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Steven Beck (1899 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Flonnie Ethel Turney Helm (1890 - 1975)**
  Dottie Drucilla Woodard Cave (1894 - 1997)*
  Homer Sparlin Woodard (1896 - 1940)*
  Benjamin Leroy Woodard (1899 - 1991)*
  Lucinda Elizabeth Woodard Beck (1901 - 1986)
  Bertie Navada Woodard Ward (1904 - 1991)*
  Oscar Thomas Woodard (1906 - 1993)*
  Miley Kenneth Woodard (1909 - 1969)*
  Gladys Omay Woodard Walls (1912 - 1999)*
  Elmer Virgil Woodard (1915 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Killeen City Cemetery
Killeen
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: D D 11 2
 
Created by: ajfwoodard
Record added: Dec 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23446442
Lucinda Elizabeth Bessie <i>Woodard</i> Beck
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Lucinda Elizabeth Bessie <i>Woodard</i> Beck
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