Mary Elizabeth Beckham (5-23-16) service 5-29-16
Mary Elizabeth “Lib” Beckham, 74, of Collinwood, died on Monday, May 23.
She was born in Olive Hill, the daughter of Tinnie Viola Wade Beckham and the late Curtis Howard Beckham. She was united in marriage to Billy Roy Beckham, who survives.
Mrs. Beckham had co-owned an Amoco Station and Beckham Enterprises Trucking, Inc. with her husband for more than 20 years. She had also worked in secretarial and bookkeeping for many years. She was a member of Houston Missionary Baptist Church and choir.
She was a long time member of the Indian Creek Family, Community and Education (FCE) Club, a service club associated with the UT Extension Office in Waynesboro and she also held the position of Survivors Chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Wayne County fundraiser for more than 14 years.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Beckham of Collinwood; daughter, Kimberly Ruiz of Detroit, Michigan; two granddaughters; mother, Tinnie Beckham of Savannah; brothers, David Beckham of Savannah and Jim Beckham of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; and a sister, Martha Lynn Davis of Savannah.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sons, Roy Howard Beckham and Billy Ray Beckham; and a brother, Curtis Howard Beckham Jr.
Services were held on Sunday, May 29, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Jason Estes officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Hebron Cemetery at Wayne County.