Velma Becker, 91, of Taylorville, passed away September 16, 2012 at 9:07pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  She was born May 6, 1921 in Lake Springs, MO., the daughter of Wesley and Sarah (Worley) Paul.  She married Eugene L. Becker in July, 1940 in Troy, MO.  He preceded her in death in March, 2004.  She was a retired homemaker, member of Taylorville Christian Church, PTA Past President, and Navy Mothers Clubs of America.

She is survived by sons; Dale (Veronica) Becker of Vienna, VA., Jim Becker of Pensacola, FL. & John Becker of Springfield:  daughters; Carolyn (Bob) Borowiak of Lincoln, Connie (Phil) Lynch of Taylorville, Barb (Jed) Ferguson of Plano, TX. and Donna Radzimanowsky and companion John Tilton of Taylorville; 22 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, sister, Agnes Wells of Taylorville and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded by her parents, husband, son, Roger "Gipper" Becker; 1 grandson,2 daughters-in-law and 2 brothers.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Dick Wamsley officiating.  Burial will be held at Geln Haven Memorial Gardens Taylorville.  Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 5-8om at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorail Home in Taylorville.  Sign on-line guest book at  Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, Saint Louis MO Office 10820 Sunset Office Drive Suite 220 Saint Louis, MO. 63127; American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674-0001 and National MS Society, 1867 Lackland Hill Parkway, St. Louis, MO 63146. 

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