Ada Root Beck


Ada Root Beck

Ada Root Beck, 74, of Lufkin, was born November 7, 1933, in Ellsworth, Kansas and grew up in Radium, Kansas. Her parents, who preceded her in death, were Ed and Nell Root. She passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2008, from complications due to a stroke.

Mrs. Beck was retired from Lufkin Industries, and was a member of 4th & Groesbeck Church of Christ. She loved reading, needlepoint and word puzzles.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Stanley Beck; son, Tony Beck; daughters, Bernice Beck Kirkland and Adina Beck Crain; brothers, Ed Root, Sim Root and Wes Root; grandchildren, Ruth Kirkland, Emily Crain and Andrew Crain; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Expressions of sympathy in Mrs. Beck's memory may be made to 4th & Groesbeck Church of Christ, 401 E. Groesbeck, Lufkin, Texas 75901; or to the

American Cancer Society, 212 Gene Samford Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75904.

Services for Mrs. Beck will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, with Dean Bullock officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Gipson Funeral Home.

Gipson Funeral Home; Randy Scogin, director