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Pauline Beck

April 13, 1955 — February 6, 2023

Sylva

Pauline Beck

 

Pauline Styles Beck, 67, of Sylva entered into her eternal home on February 6, 2023. She was the wife of Lewis Beck and daughter of the late Thad and Bonnie Gunter Styles. In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her brothers, Cliff Styles and Charles Styles.

She was a 1973 graduate of Sylva Webster High School. She attended Western Carolina University and Southwestern Community College. She retired from the US Postal Service in 2005 with 27 years of service. She served as Clerk and Supervisor of Postal Operations at Sylva Post Office and Postmaster of Whittier. Following her postal career, she worked at H&R Block and Elder Business Service. She was a member of Balsam Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, AWANA, Vacation Bible School, served as a Youth Leader and was a member of the church choir. She also served as church treasurer and on numerous committees. She was a Bible teacher through Jackson County Bible Club. One of her greatest passions was telling others about the love of Jesus Christ.

Left to cherish her memories, in addition to her husband, are daughter, Melanie Beck Ashe and husband Tim of Cullowhee, son, Cameron Beck and wife Liza of Oxford NC. Granddaughters, Brooklynn Ashe Cullen, and husband Sam, of Sylva and Brianna Ashe of Cullowhee, Jada Godin and Sage Beck of Oxford NC, Sister, Mildred Styles Sutton of Dillsboro and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Saturday February 11, 2023, at Balsam Baptist Church from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, followed by a memorial service at 2pm. The Reverend Mike Moore and Reverend Greg Cullen and Pastor Lee Brooks officiating. Pallbearers will be Cameron Beck, Tim Ashe, Brian McMahan, Henry McMahan, Chris Childers, Tanner Norman, and Greg Norman. Honorary Pallbearers will be Sam Cullen, Randal Moss, Jordan Moss, Justin Moss, Cody Potts, Zach Potts, Brandon Rogers, Taylor Rogers, Sam Rogers, Andy Beck, David Beck, Randall Styles, Randy Crawford, and Jackson Ray.

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Balsam Baptist Church general fund PO Box 280 Balsam NC 28707 or Jackson County Bible Club PO Box 135 Sylva NC 28779.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 11, 2023

12:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Balsam Baptist Church

, Balsam, NC 28707

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Balsam Baptist Church

, Balsam, NC 28707

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