Graveside rites for former Ardmore resident Rebecca Sue Lehman, 86, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Becky was born Dec. 11, 1926 in Ardmore to Peter Manning and Sue Sosbee Boucher. She passed away Sept. 26, 2013 in Effingham, Ill.
She married Warren Robert "W.R." Lehman on Dec. 26, 1948 in Gainesville, Texas. He preceded her in death Sept. 27, 1984. Her parents, two sisters, a brother, two sister-in-laws and a brother-in-law also preceded her in death.
Becky had worked at the Wielp Store, and was a member of First Christian Church of Flora, Ill., where she helped with making many meals. She enjoyed games and magazines and loved shopping, especially for the holidays where she remembered everyone, using her creativity and imagination with her gifts. She was a good mother and grandmother, and was like a mother to many.
Becky is survived by her four children, Diane Lehman of Bedford, Texas, Cris Robert Lehman and wife Sue of Dwight, Ill., Gary Lee Lehman and wife Debbie of Flora, Ill., and JoAnn Lehman-Stine of St. Elmo, Ill.; and 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, Matthew and Jennie Lehman and children Will and Emma; Tim Lehman and children, Evan and Ethan, Jamie Lehman, Wesley Lehman, Shawn and Lauren Lehman and children Lawson and Landrie, Seth and Jan Lehman and children Tyler and Laney; Lacey and Miles Lehman and son Eli, Quade Lehman, Jared and Krista Stine and children Sydney, Anna and Wade; Dan and Natalie Stine and children, David, Wyatt, and Lane; Shana Stine and fiancé Mike Waldinger, and Jilletta and Spencer Patton, a litter of nieces and nephews, and her dog Falcor.
Memorial condolences may be made online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.
Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.