Rebecca "Becky" Maddox, daughter of the late Charles B. James and Irene Davidson James, was born Feb. 26, 1926 in Clarkton, and died Jan. 26, 2012, at her residence in Clarkton, at the age of 85.
Mrs. Maddox was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Clarkton.
On July 3, 1953 in Los Angeles, Ca., she married Lew Maddox. Mr. Maddox preceeded her in death on April 28, 2008.
She is survived by one daughter, LuAnn Jeffries and husband Jerry of Naylor; one son, James Kendal Maddox of Poplar Bluff; one step-daughter, Jeanne Bailey and husband Phillip, of Hot Springs, Ark.; 11 grandchildren, Jason Maddox and Andi, Amy Maddox, Tyler Layne and Amanda, all of Malden, Jeremy Maddox of Clarkton, Cassidy Maddox of Cape Girardeau, Doug Bailey and Lisa of Benton, Ark., and Julie Barker and Jamie of Russellville, Ark.; 10 great-grandchildren, Patrick Maddox, Carter Madox, Deven Donley, Logan Donley, Kasen Donley, Dru Maddox, Anna Layne, Megan Bailey, Jacob Barker and Joel Barker.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband and son, John Maddox; one brother, Smokey James; and one sister, Dorothy Brandon.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden. Funeral services will be Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Landess Funeral Chapel with Rev. Paul Williams and Rev. Tom Bass officiating. Interment will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.