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Beth Smiley Becker

August 28, 2013 by Randy Keck

Monday, March 21, 1955
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 2:00pm
Aledo Christian School Gym, 400 Queen St
Memorials may be made to: 
Emmaus Road Ministries Inc. PO Box 502, Aledo, Texas 76008.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

Beth Smiley BeckerBeth Smiley Becker, age 58, died Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

Beth was born March 21, 1955 to Tom and Barbara Smiley in Nashville, Tenn. She was a longtime resident and graduate of Aledo High School; a member of Aledo Christian Center and Lusaka Community Church in Lusaka, Zambia. Beth served alongside her husband as a missionary in Kenya and Zambia from 1990 until 2013.

She leaves behind herparents, Tom and Barbara Smiley of Aledo; her husband of 36 years, Dr. David Becker of Aledo, Texas; sons, Caleb Becker and wife, Ale of Aledo, Texas/Washington D.C., Joshua Becker and wife, Alex of Glendale, Ariz./Lusaka, Zambia and Scott Becker and fiancée Emi Phillips of Tulsa, Oklahoma/Lusaka, Zambia; sisters, Aledo Mayor Kit Marshall (twin sister) and husband, Hugh of Aledo Laura Paulk and husband, Larry of Denver, North Carolina and B.J. Goins and husband, Ron of Round Rock, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and friends around the world.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford, Texas. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Aledo Christian School Gym, 400 Queen St. (under the Aledo water tower) with Rev. Tommy Briggs officiating, and a private interment to follow.

Memorials may be made to Emmaus Road Ministries Inc. PO Box 502, Aledo, Texas 76008.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 1

  • AHS Ladycats vs. Springtown at Aledo;

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
    JV, 5 p.m.
    9th, 5 p.m.

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