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Mr. Leon "Ponchie" Douglas Beck

August 22, 1942 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 76)
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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leon Douglas “Ponchie” Beck, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 13, 2018.  Mr. Beck was born in Jefferson, Georgia, the son of the late Roy Leon Beck and the late Alma Kathryn Mathis Beck and was a member of Dry Pond United Methodist Church. Mr. Beck retired from Jackson Electric and had worked for the Jackson County Voter Registrars Office for forty-one years, currently serving as the Chief Registrar.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Beck is preceded by a sister, Alma Christine Garrison.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Jean “Mott” Mauldin Beck of Jefferson.  Two daughters, Stephanie Shea Landers of Jefferson, Dawn Beck Joseph and her husband Alan of Suwanee.  Grandchildren: Renee Shumake, Whitney Norris, Bryan Norris, Jennifer Shumake, Macie Norris, and Paige Landers.  One great-grandchild, Jaxxon Ward.

Memorial services will be held 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Eric Shelton officiating.  The family will receive friends, 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Donations may be made to:

Mended Hearts Chapter 171
C/O Emily Perry, 8515 Jefferson Road, Commerce GA 30529

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