Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith
Mary Ann Dahlem Beckwith, age 64, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Community Hospice, in Verona, Miss. Mary Ann Beckwith was born June 14, 1947, in Aberdeen, Miss., to the late Eva Lee Willis Mask Dahlem and Collie Kristopher Dahle. Mrs. Beckwith worked on the support staff as a secretary for Watkins, Ward Stafford CPA, from July 1982 until Aug., 2011, and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Beckwith was a graduating member of the Class of 1965 at Aberdeen High School. She loved her cats and dogs.
Funeral services were Saturday, Oct.15, 2011, at 10 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. Burial followed in Lebanon Cemetery near Aberdeen. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Leslie Dawn Bolton (Scott) of West Point; one son, De La Beckwith, VIII (Cindy) of Columbus; three grandchildren: Victoria Ashley Beckwith, Zachary Peyton Beckwith, and Brandon Scott Bolton; one sister, Jewel Hazelwood (John Ralph) of West Point; and brother-in-law: Elton Weeks of Wichita, Kan. Preceding in death were her sister, Dorothy "Peaches" Weeks.
Pallbearers were Mike Boolos, Brandon Bolton, Billy Buck Staggers, Harry Stevens, Lawrence Brantley, Byron De La Beckwith, Jr., Glen Cunningham, and Kale Terry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Stahl, Paul Ray, Dr. Keven Hayes, Dr. Wail Alnas, all her Friends at Watkins, Ward Stafford CPA, the Staff of Community Hospice, and the Staff of Baptist Cancer Institute.
Memorials may be made to West Point Animal Shelter, 1212 Old Tibbee Road, West Point, MS 39773 or to Community
Hopice Darlington Oaks, 107 Skeet Drive, Verona, MS 38879-9702.
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