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Stella Fern Beck

Stella Fern Beck, 93, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:15 p.m. Dec.
9, 1999, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Beck was a homemaker. She was born Dec. 5, 1906, in Wayne 
County to Noah H. and Celia E. (McGill) Edmison. She married 
George L. Beck March 1, 1924, in Mt.Vernon who  preceeded her in 
death on Dec. 12, 1976. 

Services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Burial will be in 
Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends may call after 11 a.m. 
Sunday morning at the funeral home. 

Survivors include a son, George R. “Bob” Beck and wife Dorma of 
Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Wanda Lee Webb and husband Robert B. of 
Decatur; six grandchildren, George W. “Bill” Beck and wife Barbara, 
Jean E. Beck, Carroll Robert Webb and wife Ann, Rebecca Webb Johnston, 
Sarah Webb Konoplisky, and Amy Webb Frisby and husband Mike; 17 
great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several 
nieces and nephews. 

Mrs. Beck was a longtime member of Central Christian Church. She was 
a family mother and enjoyed all of her family as much as her health 
would permit. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death 
by her parents; two brothers, William T. “Bill” Edmison and Harry 
Edmison; three sisters, Opal Rodotz, Minnie Wilson and Flossie Poston; 
and a granddaughter, Susan Webb Hartstrin. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Central Christian 
Church or the Oakwood Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home. 
Funeral services are under the direction of the Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call at 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.

Submitted by: Misty Flannigan



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