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Betty J. Beck

Betty Jean (Miller) Beck, 81, of Lafayette, passed away at 2:55 a.m. on Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at Creasy Springs Health Campus with family at her side. Betty was born at home in Fayette County, IN on August 25, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Clay and Bertha (Callahan) Miller.

She graduated from Huffers Beauty College in Lafayette and was the owner/operator of Vogue Beauty Shop for over 30 years.

Betty married Paul Beck on January 10, 1948 in Greencastle, IN and he preceded her in death in 1987. She was a past member of Linwood Church of Christ and Bible Study Group. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and was an Indianapolis Colts and Purdue athletics fan.

Surviving is her son, Mark Beck (wife, Carol) of Lafayette; four brothers, George Miller and Herbert Miller (wife, Meridene) both of Connersville, IN, Jerry Miller (wife, Susan) of Jeffersonville, IN and Charles Miller (wife, Joyce) of Cambridge City, IN; a sister, Mary Long (husband, Bob) of Louisville, KY; and a special brother-in-law, William J. Hall of Jacksonville Beach, FL. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Shelley Beck, Scott Beck (wife, Anne), and Marcie Werner (husband, Matt); and five great-grandchildren, Chase Stephens, McKenna Moss, Madi Werner, Nya Beck, and McKinley Werner. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Phyllis Knell and Helen Robb.

Visitation Sunday from 5-8 p.m. and 1 hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service on Monday at Hippensteel Funeral Home, with Pastor Guy Brown officiating. Burial to follow at Spring Vale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the or Spring Vale Cemetery. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Aug. 7, 2013
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