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Lucille Smith Beckum
July 6, 1938 - November 22, 2018

Mrs. Lucille Smith Beckum of Trumann departed this life on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 16 days. She was born on Wednesday, July 6, 1938 in Tyronza, Arkansas to the late George Allen Elsie Lee Haynes Smith and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann area. Mrs. Beckum was a retied employee of General Electric in Jonesboro and a member of Abundant Life Community Church in Marked Tree, Ark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Leroy Beckum; one son, Phillip Beckum; four sisters; three brothers and was the daughter of the late George Allen and Elsie Lee Haynes Smith.

She is survived by three daughters, Becky Stricklin (Johnny) and Betty Sue King (Neal) both of Jonesboro and Melinda Ray (Dewayne) of Pocahontas, Ark.; one son, Michael Beckum of Trumann; two sisters, Margie Smith Tyronza and Lula Mae Lindsey of Holland, Mich., 10 grandchildren Eric Johnston, Dayna Rea, Larry King, Stacy Mayo, Michelle Beckum Blagg, Sassy Hanna, Tim Ray, Brian Ray, Jason Ray and Candace Acher and 15 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, November 24th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. A celebration of her life will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home, with Bro. Raymond Routon officiating. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza, Ark.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Ray, Brian Ray, Jason Ray, Jackie Beckum, David Ryan Taber, Michael David Taber and Michael Beckum Bogart.

Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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November 24, 2018
01:00 AM - 02:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, Arkansas 72472

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November 24, 2018
02:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, Arkansas 72472

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  1. Alice Smith Williamson, vacaville california says

    sorry for your loss.

  2. The Davis Family, Trumann, Arkansas says

    To Becky and family: I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother! May the Lord bless and comfort your hearts. Your friend Sue (Byerly) Davis and family.

  3. Raymond and Portia Routon, Tyronza, Arkansas says

    Our deepest sympathy to the family and prayers that God will comfort during this time of loss. But in our hearts we know her faith was in Christ and that she is now with Him.

  4. Michael Cooksey, Jonesboro says

    Michael, I am truly sorry for the loss of your Mom. I know your pain, I lost my Mom in 89. I went to school with you in middle school in Trumann.

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