We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be held Tuesday for 83 year old Annibelle Frances (Scott) "Paddy" Beck, formerly of Ellisville, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville.
Paddy was born January 19, 1933 in St. Louis MO, the daughter of Charles W. and Harriet (Taylor) Scott and step daughter of Ruth Scott. They have all preceded her in death. She was raised in Chester, IL.
On June 21, 1958, she and Fred J. Beck were united in marriage in Brentwood, MO. He preceded her in death on April 21, 2016.
Paddy worked as a secretary at Tretolite Corporation where she met Fred. She worked as an administrative assistant at McGraw-Hill.
Paddy’s passions included painting, miniatures, her doll house, gardening, and making costumes for family. She loved art, literature, and travel. Her favorite things were spending time with grandchildren and having family get-togethers.
Paddy was a beloved mother to three children, Gail Wermuth (husband David), Jenny Malawy (husband Greg), and Mark Beck (wife Suzanne); loving grandmother to nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren; devoted sister to Angela Search (husband Ted, deceased), Ruth Ann Neff (husband Bob, deceased), Ron Scott (wife Janet), Beth Willhite (husband Doyle), Annette Barbeau (deceased), Celeste Higgins (husband Mike), Wally Scott (wife Patty), and Joe Scott (wife Bev).
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home, 617 N. Maguire St, Warrensburg, MO 64093. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and again Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. until service time.
Inurnment will be Wednesday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to UNICEF or the John Knox Meyer Care Center Employee Christmas Fund and can be left in care of the funeral home.