Jacob Beck

Sunday, February 23, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacob Thomas "Jake" Beck, 19, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, as the result of an injury while working in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

He was born Sept. 4, 1983, at Cape Girardeau, son of Joe E. Jr. and Lee Ann Napier Beck.

He was a 2002 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University. Beck was employed by Backyard Buildings. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include his mother; a sister, Stephanie Beck of Columbia, Mo.; paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Joe E. and Peggy Beck Sr. of Okeechobee, Fla.; and maternal grandparents, Howard T. and Rose Napier of Union City, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his father and his paternal grandmother.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Tom Geers officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.