Newark: A funeral service celebrating the life of Wilma L. Beck, 74 of Newark will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2011 at Water’s Edge Assembly of God with Pastor Rusty Foley officiating. Burial will be in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Beck died Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born August 20, 1937 in Barnesville, Ohio to the late Willard S. and Mary E. (Betts) Ochsenbine. She was a life member of Water’s Edge Assembly of God.
Survivors include her husband, Ray E. Beck, whom she married September 10, 1953; son, Robert Beck and his companion Melody Gough of Newark; daughter, Susan (Michael) Palmer of Dennison; brother, James (Joyce) Ochsenbine of St. Claire, MO; sister, Edna (Charles) Clark of Barnesville; daughter in-law, Bonnie Beck; son in-law, Robert McGill; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Michael Beck; and daughter, Patricia McGill.
Friends and family may visit from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, December 8, 2011 and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday at Water’s Edge Assembly God, 2249 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark.
The Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.