Barbara Beckham

Thursday, October 12, 2006

G. Barbara Beckham, 66, of DeSoto, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo.

She was born Jan. 30, 1940, at Valles Mines, Mo., daughter of David T. and Gladys Robinson Haverstick. She married Donald R. Beckham, who preceded her in death.

Beckham was a real estate agent with Century 21. She was a member of Primrose Baptist Church, Jefferson County Board of Realtors, Missouri Farm Bureau and past worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star Dillon Chapter.

Survivors include a son, Donald Beckham of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Aleta Beckham of Valle Lake, Mo., Robin Leon of Crystal City; three sisters, Elsie Winter of Valles Mines, Maxine Acord of DeSoto, Vera Adams of Lenexa, Kan.; a brother, David Haverstick of Indiana; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home in DeSoto.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in DeSoto.