COMMERCE – Hazel Beck, 88, died Friday, July 10, 2009, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Stella Boswell McGinnis and stepmother, Mary McGinnis. She was a homemaker and a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church. Mrs. Beck was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Beck; grandson, Kevin Ledford; and sister, Helen Cochran.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, James and Jane Beck, Gillsville, Bobby and Wanda Beck and Randy and Donna Beck, all of Maysville, Thomas and Carol Beck, Homer; sons, Billy Beck and Larry Beck, both of Commerce; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Aubrey Ledford and Peggy and Jim Bailey, all of Commerce, Patsy and Donald Beck and Shirley and Wayne Wilbanks, all of Jefferson; sisters, Mary Lou Lacy, Oneida Jackson, Malise Cheek and Nadine Seabolt, all of Commerce; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 13, at Ridgeway Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Manus and Luther Williams officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.