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Mary "Madeline" Scruggs Beck
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1917
Madison County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 2009
Snohomish County
Washington, USA

Mary "Madeline" Beck-Pratt, 92, formerly of Arkansas City, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, in Snohomish, Wash. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2009, in the Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday. Madeline was born Feb. 21, 1917, in Ardmore, Ala., the daughter of Claude and Addie Inez (Allen) Scruggs. She came to the Arkansas City area as a young child, attending schools in Silverdale. She married Ed Beck on Aug. 9, 1948, in Ponca City. The couple made their home in Arkansas City until 1968, when they moved to Washington. She returned to Arkansas City after his death in 1973. She later married Harley Pratt. After his death, she returned to Washington, where she ultimately resided in Snohomish. She had attended the Church of God and the First Southern Baptist Church in Arkansas City, and attended the Northshore Christian Church with her daughter in Washington. Survivors include a son, Bob Allen, of Arkansas City; two daughters, Sandy Musson, of Richland, Wash., and Connie Beck, of Snohomish, Wash.; two sisters, Sally Walker, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Helen McAllney, of Aurora, Colo.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; a son, Duane Allen; a brother, Willard Scruggs; three sisters, including her twin, Kathleen Hockenbury, Louise Chapman and Rita Mae Waldeck; a grandson, Blake Musson; and a granddaughter, Teresa Blenden.

A memorial has been established with Feed The Children. Contributions may be made through the funeral home. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home, Arkansas City. Online condolences may be made at ADV. 
Family links: 
  Claude Lavern Scruggs (1891 - 1984)
  Addie Inez Allen Scruggs (1893 - 1980)
  Edward Lee Beck (1922 - 1973)
  Mary Scruggs Beck (1917 - 2009)
  Margaret Kathleen Scruggs Hockenbury (1917 - 1990)*
  Willard Bruce Scruggs (1919 - 1963)*
  Adda Louise Scruggs Rains Chapman (1924 - 1993)*
  Rita Mae Scruggs Waldeck (1928 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Arkansas City
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Christine Beaty
Record added: Jul 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39461958
Mary Madeline <i>Scruggs</i> Beck
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Mary Madeline <i>Scruggs</i> Beck
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