age, 87, of Crystal City, Missouri, died November 4, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Beck was retired from St. Clement Health Care Center in Liguori, Missouri and was a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Crystal City. She loved her family and friends, enjoyed home decorating, volunteer work, gardening and to travel.
She was born September 19, 1932 in Crystal City, the daughter of the late Victor C. Moore and the late Laura (nee Sorensen) Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Ray Abernathy, her husband of 8 years Eugene Beck, a daughter Susan M. Abernathy, sister Marcella May of Peoria, Illinois, and a brother Henry Moore of Reno, Nevada. She is survived by 3 daughters, Linda (Tom) Poole of Crystal City, Carol (Steve) Kassen of Festus, Lisa (Todd) Palmer of Festus, grandchildren Jennifer (Jon) Kennedy, Laura (Kory) Bales, Crystal Bennett, Stephanie (Jeremy) Byron, Paul Harman, David (Ashley) Lancaster, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, Missouri with funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City.
The family request memorials to the Festus Ozark Food Pantry, #1 Sunset Festus Missouri, 63028.