Mrs. Allene Beckwith
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Mrs. Allene Beckwith, was born October 15, 1942 in Texarkana, Ark. The baby girl of ten siblings, she learned at a very young age the value of family, she later relocated to Dallas, where she met John E. Beckwith as he walked from the local funeral home to the store she was managing, she stated he was the most handsome man she had ever met. Their souls were intertwined, it was God's will, they were married, and together raised their five children. Mrs. Beckwith worked in the retail business for over 20 years. John and Allene shared his dream of owning a funeral home. Mrs Beckwith had a strong Christian belief, being a virtuous woman, she instilled in her children the importance of prayer and praise, with her guidance she was able to bring together a truly family owned and operated business. Because of her undying faith she was the strength in the middle of many storms. Mrs Beckwith served as a Trustee for the Mt. Rose Church, on the usher board, and a advent supporter of the youth department. There is a Allene Beckwith scholarship fund set up for the graduating seniors of the Mt. Rose Church. Mrs. Allene Beckwith, the matriarch of the Golden Gate funeral homes went home to glory on Aug.12, 2000. Her Memory lives on forever.  The Beckwith family placed a in loving memory billboard on two major freeways in Dallas, TX.  The church fans bared her name as a token of her faithful service to her family and her community, which sparked the first ever of its kind "The In Loving Memory" billboard and fans now bare the names of every family love one that Golden Gate funeral homes serves each year. Her legacy lives on through her children, grandchildren and Golden Gate funeral home family.

 
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