01/22/06 — MARY BELLE BECK

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Died Jan. 19, 2006

Mary Belle Beck, 91, of Marlette Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

A funeral service will be held by the graveside Monday at 11 a.m. at Pineview Cemetery in Seven Springs. The Rev. Jerry Mitchell will officiate.

Mrs. Beck was born in Pennsylvania on June 10, 1914, to the late Edwin W. Kissinger and Edna Neely Kissinger. She was the oldest living member of Garris Chapel United Methodist Church in LaGrange.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Raye Mahon and husband, Robert, of East Palestine, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Bonnie Strickland and husband, David, Angie Asbury and husband, Bill, Paul Robert Beck Jr., Richard Allen Beck Jr. and wife, Connie, James Robert Beck, David Allen Beck, Scott Allen Beck, Michelle Lynn Mahon, Sheryl Beck and Matthew Kornegay; eight great-grandchildren, James Strickland, Amanda Strickland, Christopher Abel and wife, Sara, Matthew Abel, Austin Beck, Elizabeth Beck; Krissy Beck and Dylan Palk; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Beck was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Beck; three sons, James Edward Beck, Richard Allen Beck and Paul Robert Beck.

The family will receive friends this evening from 7 until 8:30 at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

Condolences to the Beck family may be sent via e-mail to howellfh@earthlink.net

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on January 22, 2006 11:24 AM