Leona A. Beckerdite
Leona A. Beckerdite, age 94, of Springfield, MO, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in her home. She was born December 31, 1919, in Springfield, MO, to Frank and Effie Wicks. Leona and her husband Arvil were very active in the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvil Beckerdite; one daughter Beverly Sue Guffey; her parents, Frank and Effie Wicks; one granddaughter, Melissa Allen; one daughter-in-law, Anne Beckerdite; and one brother, Raymond Wicks. She is survived by one son, Donald Beckerdite, Springfield, MO; one grandson, Dr. Matt Beckerdite and wife Cathy of O'Fallon, MO; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 21, 2014, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, MO with Rev. Ed Holt officiating. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.
Greenlawn Funeral Home North - Springfield
3506 North National Springfield, MO 65803
Published in the News-Leader on July 20, 2014