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Mount Vernon News
October 16, 2012 11:31 am EDT


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UTICA — A graveside service for Rheba “Becky” Dean, 93, of Utica, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Homer Cemetery with Pastor Ken Kelley officiating.

Becky died Oct. 13, 2012. She was born Sept. 20, 1919, in Thurston, to the late Joseph B. and Verna L. (Foy) Murphy Sr. She was a member of Utica United Methodist Church and Eastern Star Glenwood Chapter for over 70 years. Becky will be remembered as a longtime employee of Dari Shack.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Betty Murphy Jr. of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; and sister, Kathryn Curtis of Granville; nieces and nephews, Jim and Kim Curtis of Grayslake, Ill., Sharon Shrader of Granville, Terry and Mac Murphy of Fresno, Calif., Carmen and Don Pollock of Texas City, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward N. Dean, who passed away Oct. 1, 1996.

The family of Becky would like to thank Hospice of Central Ohio for their care, and Darrell and Judy Keener for many years of friendship and care.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-9909.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit to extend condolences to the family.


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