Frances Elizabeth Beckley

Monday, January 28, 2019

Frances Elizabeth Beckley, 91, of Rector, Ark., passed away on January 28, 2019, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital, Paragould Ark. Frances will be remembered for her beautiful quilts and her canning abilities that allowed her family to enjoy her good food all year long, especially her pies.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mabel (Church) Berry; and all her siblings, Laura Eaton, Lucy Ray, Robalee Whitlock, Charlie Berry, Ebert Berry and John Berry.

She has left behind her loving husband, Glendal Beckley; her children, Jean and Ray Hess from Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. and Dennis and Vickie Beckley from St. Louis, Mo.; her grandchildren, Shelly (Bob) Bangert, Mitchell (Theresa) Hess, Matt and Jake Brock (Nicole); her great-grandchildren, Dylan Guffey (Courtney), Payton Guffey, Reagan Hess, Jack Bangert (Jessi), Kaylee Brock and Jacob Mock along with her nieces, nephews and other family members.

Visitation will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at the First General Baptist Church in Rector. The service will follow at 2 p.m. at the church with Mark Book and Kenny Price officiating.

Interment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector.

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