|Birth: ||May 2, 1932|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 2008|
Ruth Hale Beck, 76, of Gatesville, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2008, at a local hospital. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 4, at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Steve Dominy and the Rev. Joe Broadway officiating. Burial will follow at Ater Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Annie Ruth was born in the vanished community of Hay Valley, Texas, to the late Harvey and Ellie Veasey Hale. She attended school in Jonesboro before she married Bob Beck on Feb. 19, 1949. From that day forward their lives have been truly united. Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church in Gatesville and sang in the Joy Choir and the Sanctuary Choir. Ruth was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and she supported the local teams.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Harvey Hale; and sisters, Quillie Moore and Aline Morgan.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bob Beck; daughters, Ruth Ann Johnson and husband, Bob, of Lockhart, Ronda Campbell and husband, Mike, of Flat, Lynn Gohlke, Nancy Burns and husband, Clark; son, Tim Beck, of Gatesville; grandchildren, Laurie Johnson, of Austin, Kristi Campbell, of Flat, Jeremy Johnson and wife, Velda, of Gatesville, Clint Campbell and wife, Teri, of Flat, Ryan Crawford and wife, Shalan, of Gatesville, Emily Herzog and husband, Matt, of Waco, Eric Johnson, of Lockhart, Kerri Johnson, of Lockhart and Jarad Gohlke, of Gatesville; great-grandchildren, Everett and Ella Johnson, Elliott Lanham, Hunter Crawford, of Gatesville, and Denise and Keith Cornwell, of Flat; sisters, Betty Snider, of San Angelo and Judy Freeman, of Brownwood; sister-in-law, Modene Shepard, of Carlsbad, N.M.; brother-in-law, A. D. "Red" Morgan, of Levita; and numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 6/3/2008...Z2
Joseph Harvey Hale (1892 - 1984)
Daisie Ellie Veazey Hale (1902 - 1987)
Gladys Aline Hale Morgan (1926 - 2006)*
Annie Ruth Hale Beck (1932 - 2008)
Quillie Rebecca Hale Moore (1947 - 1993)*
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jun 03, 2008
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