Martha Latrelle Adams Beckner


MOULTRIE -- Martha "Latrelle" Adams Beckner, 83, of Moultrie, died Saturday, February 9, 2019.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Julian Griner officiating. Interment will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers will be Smitty Johnson, Earnest Saunders, Ricky Weeks, Jerre Malone, Ben Weeks and Chris Newton.
Born December 15, 1935 in Moultrie, she was the daughter of the late Henry Allison Adams and Dorothy Emily Williamson Adams. She was a homemaker and was former Aquatic Director at the Moultrie Y.M.C.A. Mrs. Beckner was a 1953 graduate of Moultrie High School and was a former Packer Cheerleader. She was a member of the Moultrie Federated Guild, where she danced with the group known as the "Raisinettes." Since she was an Air Force wife, she loved to travel, enjoyed playing Bridge and Golf. Her family remembers how she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Kenneth William Beckner and one son, John Allison Beckner.
Survivors include two children, Kenneth W. Beckner, Jr. of Moultrie and Rebecca Emily Beckner-Hall and Tim of Gainesville, Fl.; two step-grandchildren, Tyler Hall and wife Lindsey, Kathryn Hall; one sister, Frances Rebecca Adams Cotten of Little Rock, AR; close family friend, Nancy Reeves Usry; her grand-puppy, Angel; and other family members.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 13, 2018 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published on February 11, 2019
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