Barbara Nell Beck, age 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 8, 2011. She was a resident at Life Care Center of Gray.
She was born in Rome, Georgia on January 26, 1924 and lived most of her life in Miami, Florida. Upon retirement she moved to Johnson City and resided here for over 23 years. She was a member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church and the Solon Gentry Sunday School class.
Three sisters and two brothers preceded her in death, as well as her husband and grandson Michael. She is survived by her three children: Susan in Lafayette, Colorado, Joan and her husband David in Bristol, Virginia, and Scott and his wife Rubye in Johnson City; six grandchildren: Paul, Jessica, Marrikka, Caleb, Emily and Claire; and five great-grandchildren: Jordan, Jakob, Michael, Luke and Vivienne.
She was a loving, caring and giving person who, as a last act of giving, donated her body to the Anatomical Gift Program at the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University. A memorial service will be held in the Sunset Room at Tetrick Funeral Services in Johnson City, Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 2:00 PM with Mr. Michael Lester, Minister officiating.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances, the family requests that donations be made to her favorite charitable organization, Good Samaritan Ministries of Johnson City, 100 North Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601.
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Arrangements for the Beck family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604. (423) 610-7171