Elizabeth Rebecca Duck, 77, of Altus, passed away Friday, Nov. 14 at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus.
Becky was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Pawnee to John Franklin and Alma May (Stearman) Owen.
Her family moved to the Roff Community near Ada in the early 1930's. She was the oldest of nine
children. She moved to the Ozark Community in Jackson County in 1943 where she met and married Wilbur Bud Duck. She and her husband opened a gas station and grocery store east of Altus in 1952 which became known in later years as Duck's Corner.
She was also involved in farming for over 30 years. Becky was an active member of the Ozark Home Demonstration Club for many years. She was also a charter member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Altus.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bud Duck in 1977; five brothers, Ralph Owen, Johnny Owen, Howard Owen, Leroy Owen and Harold Owen and one sister, Opal. She is survived by two sons, Jerry Duck and his wife Mary of Altus and Lonnie Duck of Iowa Park, Texas; two sisters, Janice Clinton and her husband Larry of Ponca City and Rose Gross of Amarillo, Texas; four grandchildren, Peggy Clay of Altus, Jerry Wayne Duck of Oklahoma City, Toby Duck of Oxnard, Calif. and Mai Wilson of Sherman, Texas and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2003 at the Emmanuel Baptist Church with Reverend Boyd Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow at Altus Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.