Linda Poitevint Beck

Augusta, GA – Linda Poitevint Beck, 70, wife of 50 years to Reverend John L. Beck, entered into rest Thursday, June 28, 2018, at her residence.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 4:00 PM from First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Reverend Roy Kiser and Caroline Thomas officiating.

Mrs. Beck, daughter of the late Walter Lenwood and Rachel Hannon Poitevint, was born in Pelham, GA. She graduated from Augusta College with a Bachelors Degree in English and from the University of South Carolina with a Masters Degree in Library Information Science. She retired from the Jeff Maxwell Branch Library as Library Manager. She was a member of First Baptist Church of North Augusta and the Christ in Us Sunday School Class.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughters, Angela Beck (Dorothy Morris), of Ladson, SC, Stephanie Beck, of North Augusta, and Melissa Milligan (Brett), of Blythe; her grandchildren, Jessey Goldston, Rachel Smoot (Allen), Colin Milligan, and Mallory Bonham; and her sisters, Sharon Coleman (David), of Stuart, FL, Charlotte Howard (Randy), of Grovetown, Dona Brown (Skip), of Augusta, Lorraine McGee (Jim), of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Wanda Baston (Donald), of Augusta.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care, 1901 Central Ave, Augusta, GA 30904.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 3:30 until the hour of service at the church.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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6 responses to “Linda Poitevint Beck”

  1. I am so very sorry for your loss, and hope that you and your family will take comfort in the knowledge that “God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress.” (Psalm 46:1) “Throw your anxiety on him as he cares for you.” (1Peter 5:7)

  2. Preacher Beck,
    We are praying for you and your family during this time. May Gid comfort you and give you peace as only He can. Love, The Pittmans- Avera , GA

  3. I am so sorry to learn of Linda’s passing. We worked together many years at the library and she was a wonderful lady, always very compassionate, and very smart! She will be sorely missed by her family and friends I know. My prayers for God’s comfort are with the Beck family at this sad time.

  4. So very sorry to hear this sad news. My prayers are with all the Beck family I enjoyed knowing Lynda and she was a blessing to me and my family.

  5. John,

    My heart goes out to you at this time of sorry, yet knowing that Linda lives in a perfect realm now, brings comfort to you.

    God give you peace, my brother.

  6. May God’s Grace, through Jesus Christ, bless and comfort the Beck, Poitevint and extending Families of Mrs. Beck during their Loss and beyond.

    My sincerest and utmost condolences.

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