Family request memorials to Church of Christ of Owensville.
Pauline Mavis Beck, 92, of Owensville, Mo., died on Mon. April 16, 2018, at Gasconade Terrace.
She was born on March 1, 1926, to William Green and Anna (Rayfield) Pogue at Redford, Mo.
She was united in marriage on June 14, 1944, to Earl Seaman Beck at St. Louis.
Pauline was a member of Church of Christ of Owensville. She and her husband owned and operated Beck's Studio for over 30 years. She enjoyed working in her yard and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Anna Pogue; husband, Earl Seaman Beck; Son-in-law, Russell A. Lorton, granddaughter, Andrea Lorton; brothers, Charles, Harold, Lehman and Sonny Pogue; and sisters, Margarete Martin, Edna Wilkinson and Rosemary Bone.
She is survived by daughter, Priscilla Lorton of Joplin; sisters, Lois Benson and Shirley Russell both of St. Louis; grandchildren, Brian Lorton and wife Kate of Owensville, Vicki Elam and husband Dr. Jim of Springfield, Terry Lorton and wife Misty of Archie, Amy Collier and husband Ryan of Joplin and Allen Lorton and wife Jeni of Cabool; and 22 great-grandchildren, 11 great, great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Sat. April 21 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will follow at 11:00 at the Chapel with Pastor Larry Harris officiating. Burial will be in Owensville City Cemetery.