Letha Merle Beck, daughter of the late Adam Welker and Fannie Mae James Welker, was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Kennett. She passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010, at the age of 83 years, 4 months, and 1 day.
Mrs. Beck was a member of Slicer Street Church of Christ and a member of The National Organization of Federal Employees.
Mrs. Beck was married to Berley Lee Beck on March 5, 1947 in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death April 21, 2004. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Oval Welker and Clarence Welker, and two sisters, Opal Williams and Marie Green.
Survivors include one son, Berley Kent Beck, of Kennett; one daughter, Regina Slatton, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; three grandchildren, Aaron Beck, Hunter Slatton, and Jordan Slatton; one niece and nephew, Ann Forsee and Rex Williams, and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, March 28, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 29, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with Spencer Furby officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.