Bernetta Jane Beckett


    Bernetta Jane (nee Mercer) Beckett was born on August 25, 1932 to Carric and Florence (Greenlee) Mercer and passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at the age of 89 years.


    She was raised on Hinch Creek where she met her future husband. On August 25, 1949, Bernie married Oren Monroe Beckett. They started a family in the same home they shared until Oren’s passing 2003.
    For a short time while she was employed at Fashion Shoe.
    Her love of God led her family to share in her faith.
    Bernie’s church family were also an integral part of her life. She was a lifetime member of Bourbon Assembly of God.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Oren; parents, Carric and Florence; twin brother, Conrad Mercer; and sister, Patricia Jenks.
    She is survived by a son, Larry Beckett and wife Kay of Walnut Shade, Missouri; daughter, Linda Weiskopf and husband Rodney of Sullivan, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Kaleb Beckett and fianceé Michelle Bruce, Seth Beckett, Kegan Beckett, Shannon Webb, Nathan Webb and wife Becky, Trista Blanton and significant other Chuck Bouse and Dusty Weiskopf and wife Mandee; eight great grandchildren, Kelston, Gavin, Karis, Cruz, Samuel, Cheyenne, Brady and Addy; sister, Brenda Giguere of Bourbon Missouri; sister-in-law, Cecilia Mercer; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Lasting Hope Assembly of God in Bourbon, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at noon on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Lasting Hope Assembly of God Church in Bourbon, Missouri with Pastors Frank Brooks, James Austin and Harold Harrison officiating.
    Interment followed in the Bourbon Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.