Mrs. Lydia G. beck

Published 8:00 am Saturday, April 28, 2018

VALLEY — Mrs. Lydia G. Beck, 74, of the Lake Harding community passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Ala. Mrs. Beck was born on October 31, 1943 in West Point, Ga.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Lanett.

Mrs. Beck was a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she played the clarinet for The Million Dollar Band.  She went on to become a teacher and retired from Valley High School.

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She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Lewis “Court” Beck; children, Mitchell S. (Terry) Harbin, Allison O. Beck, and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT at the First Christian Church of Lanett with interment following in Fairfax Cemetery.  The Reverend David Bradshaw will officiate.  Her family will be receiving friends at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley Sunday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made in her name to the First Christian Church of Lanett, 312 South 1st Avenue, Lanett, Alabama 36863.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.