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Ema Jean Beckerley

Obituary for Ema Jean Beckerley

July 25, 1933 - April 1, 2018
Elgin, Texas | Age 84


Ema Jean Beckerley, age 84, was with family at her daughter's home as she went to be with her Heavenly Father just before sunrise on Easter morning, April 1, 2018. Jean was a resident of Austin, Texas since 1958 and was born in Sherman, Texas.

She was an avid and gifted gardener, loved bird watching, reading her Bible and devotionals, get togethers with her church friends and spending time with family.

She was a loving wife for 45 years to her husband, James "Buddy" Albert Beckerley, Jr., who preceded her in death in 1999.

She is also preceded in death by her father, Jake Marcum, and mother Lorena Fife Marcum, brother Donald Marcum, sister Marcelene Stafford, and brother Kenneth Marcum.

She leaves behind four children, Lorrie Pickering and her husband Terry, Jena Kokas and her husband Tom, John Beckerley and his wife April, and David Beckerley and his wife Cathy. She also leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2pm at Glad Tidings Austin, located at 2700 Northland Drive. Reception and visitation will immediately follow the service at the church.

Graveside service will be conducted at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman, TX where she will be laid to rest on Saturday, April 7th at 1pm.

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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home South

2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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