Edna Jewel Zachry Beckenbaugh, age 86, of Texarkana, TX died Thursday, November 3, 2011 in a local hospital surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Mrs. Beckenbaugh was born May 12, 1925 in Mineral Springs, AR to Arch and Lyda Zachry. She was retired from Sears and a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, John Thomas Beckenbaugh, sisters, Velma Williamson, Jerry Lynn Smith and a brother, Faye Zachry.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Hugh Brown of San Marcos, TX and Cynthia and James Pride of Texarkana, TX; one brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Bobbie Zachry; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy Jo and Bill Barber; four grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, four very special people in her life, Aven and Sal Williamson, Donna Roush and Charlotte Fowler and a number of other family and friends.
Services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gene Huntzinger officiating. Burial will follow at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. Friday, November 4, 2011 at the funeral home.