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Beth 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.