Geneva Hilliard Beck, 87, of Siler City died Monday, January 14, 2019 at Siler City Center.
Mrs. Beck was born in Chatham County on July 15, 1931the daughter of Robert Worth and Sallie (Phillips) Hilliard. Geneva was an active, faithful member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church and had retired from Robbins-Ghant as a winder. She enjoyed housekeeping, working in her flower garden, yard work and caring for her family. Geneva was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil E. Beck; daughter, Penny Spencer; her parents; brothers, Robert Hilliard, Roy Hilliard, Harold Hilliard, Archie Hilliard; granddaughter, Teresa Brown.
She is survived by two daughters: Helen Emery (Junior) of Harmony and Shirley Jordan of Bear Creek; one son: Johnny E. Beck (Diane) of Carthage; sisters: Ezzie Lee Smith of Bear Creek, Lenora Lucas of Siler City, Juanita Lucas of Myrtle Beach, SC; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; twelve great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.