OTTUMWA — Marilyn Christine Beck, 60, of 2213 E. Main St., entered into rest at 2:35 p.m. December 16, 2013, at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
She was born July 2, 1953, in Ottumwa, the daughter of Donald and Leveda Hobbs Cain. She married Richard Eugene Jones. They later divorced. She married Douglas Beck August 22, 1993. He preceded her in death November 29, 1997.
Having attended Indian Hills Community College, she earned her CNA license and her early childhood development certificate.
She was an excellent cook, enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, gardening, crocheting, old movies and spending time with her dog, Dilly. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are a daughter, Dana (Johnny Martinez) Hutton of Ottumwa; two sons, Chauncey and Beau Jones, both of Ottumwa; seven grandchildren, Sidney, Jessi, Ava, Landon, Dez, Payton and Addison; her mother, Leveda Cain; two sisters, Joy Endersbe and Janice (Scott) Pierce, all of Ottumwa.
She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents, Lester and Geniveve Hobbs.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Clark officiating. Cremation will follow the services.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.