Beverly J. (Jewel) Deckard

DAYTON Beverly J. Deckard (Jewel) age 59. Born July 8, 1953 in Sumter S.C. Passed away Oct 6, 2012 after a nine year battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her father Richard Meeks of Sumter S.C. and sister Annie Mae Roberts of Sumter S.C. She is survived by her husband Thomas Deckard of Fairborn, daughter Angelia Kastle ( James) of Fairborn, son Thomas Deckard Jr. (Tammy) of Fairborn , her mother Ollie Mae Meeks of Sumter S.C., Two brothers Leonard Meeks of Sumter S.C., Donald Meeks (Gloria) of Adrian GA, sisters Margie Gardener (Charles) of Swansea S.C., and Virginia Owens (Wayne) of Walla Walla WA. She had six grandchildren Aaron, Andrew, Brent, Chelsea, Destiny, and Taylor. Friends may call at the Burcham Jennings Funeral Home on Wednesday October 10, 2012 where visitation will be held from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm service will follow at noon with Pastor Dan Coomer officiating. Burial will be held at Byron Cemetery. The family has requested that in Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of Dayton, or The American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to