Vanna Imogene Becker was born the daughter of Allen Odus Pollock and Maude Elizabeth (Haile) Pollock on July 14, 1925, in Monette, Arkansas, and departed this life October 31, 2015, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 90 years.
She was united in marriage on December 30, 1960, at Geneva, Illinois, to Robert Adolph Becker, who preceded her in death on June 1, 1988.
She is survived by one son, Dudley Keith Sook and wife, Karen of Osceola, Iowa; one daughter, Pamela Jo Sook and husband, Mike Bell of Rosebush, Michigan; three grandchildren, Christopher Sook (Holly), Tonya McCloney, and Jeffery Sook; six great-grandchildren; her niece, Patricia Curtis; other relatives and many friends.
Mrs. Becker was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Maude Pollock; her husband, Robert Becker; her brother, Thaddeus Dudley Pollock; and a granddaughter, Tina Marie Sook.
Vanna was a homemaker and also worked as purchaser and cook for Waynes Drug Store in Geneva, Illinois for several years.
Mrs. Becker moved to Mammoth Spring, Arkansas with her husband, Robert in 1969. They were actively involved in the community where Vanna was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary for many years. She and Robert also were regular participants at the Mammoth Spring Senior Life Center. After Robert’s death, Vanna continued attending events at the senior center and enjoyed being with dear friends.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the grandkids, and will be remembered as a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt. She will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services for Mrs. Becker will be Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.
The family will receive friends at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Tuesday, November 3rd, from 6:00 until 7:00 PM.
Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mrs. Becker’s memory to the Mammoth Spring Senior Citizen Center, and may be left at the Funeral Home in Thayer.