Deloris Jane Beck, 84, of St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024, in St. Joseph. She was born Aug. 18, 1939, in St. Joseph, daughter of the late Mary and Clarence “Pete” Hale. She graduated from Benton High School and retired from Armour and Company after 30 years of service.

Deloris enjoyed going to the casino, working in the garden, she loved Elvis and Chuck Norris, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard “Dick” Beck; son, Michael Williams; sisters, Myrna Peters and Judy Babb; and a brother, Mike Hale.

She is survived by son, Terry (Debbie) Williams, Omaha, Arkansas; and daughter, Kim (Chuck) Wells, St. Joseph; sisters, Donna Buehler, Vickie (Jim) Simpson, and Mary Nichols; and brother-in- law, Jerry Peters; grandchildren, Karlee Furr, Ashton (Willie) Burton, Brook (Perry) Cunningham, Shawn (LeAnn) Williams, Scott (Anne) Hayse, Laura (Brandon) Foster, Brandi Williams, and Matthew Williams; as well as numerous great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home. Memorial services and public livestream following at 4 p.m. at the Rupp Funeral Home.

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