The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 20, 2014

Becky (Weaver) Narramore

JOPLIN, Mo. — Becky passed away Jan. 16, 2014, in Winterset, Iowa at West Bridge Care and Rehabilitation due to complications of C.O.P.D. She was 78 years old.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held in Joplin, Mo., with her siblings present to receive friends Friday, April 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge (1321 South Main, Joplin).

Rebecca R. Weaver was born July 8, 1935, to Rex C. and Mary (Savage) Weaver in Adair County, Iowa. She attended country school and later graduated from Greenfield High School with the Class of 1953.

After high school, she worked in Des Moines and while there met and married Allen L. Scheikofsky and to this union a son, Brent Allen was born. They later divorced and Becky headed south, ending up in Joplin. Becky worked and lived for nearly 50 years in Joplin and considered it her home.

When the tornado of May 22, 2011 hit Joplin she lost her home, spending 2 days in the hospital. She then decided to move back to Iowa to be near her sister in Winterset.

Becky is survived by her son, Brent Scheikofsky, of Sparks, Nev.; sister, Barb McDonald, of Winterset; brother, Alva Duane Weaver (Janice), of Las Vegas, Nev.; many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; brother-in-law, Paul McDonald; and a nephew, Allen Duane Weaver.

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