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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Obituary - Barbara Louise Beckman

Barbara Beckman, 69, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Cox Health South in Springfield, MO. Barbara, the eldest of three children, was born on February 15, 1951 in Martin County, TX to Calvin and Shirley (Presley) Scoggins.

Barb graduated high school in 1969 then went to nursing school and graduated as an LPN in 1970. She then married Brent Beckman and moved to Missouri. To that union two sons were born, Kyle and James Beckman. She met the love of her live, Henry Webb, in 1988. Barb and Henry loved and cared for one another until her last breath.

Barb was a very energetic and spirited lady. One of her good friends referred to her as the “Little Texas Tornado” as she was a tiny woman with a big personality. Barb loved being a nurse. She worked as an LPN for 45 years and truly cared for every one of her patients. She loved crafts, sewing and crocheting. She also loved to go fishing with Henry, especially when she had a good book to read.

Survivors include her life partner, Henry Webb of the home; one son, Kyle Beckman, eight grandchildren, Brianna Webb, Rheaonna Beckman, Paige Webb, Emily Davidson, Jacob Davidson, Emma Beckman, Sydney Beckman, and Sage Beckman, and one great-grandson, Sebastian, brother, Leroy Scoggins; step-children, Michael Webb, Richard Webb (Jenifer), and Jennifer Webb. She was preceded in death by her parents, Calvin and Shirley Scoggins; son, James Beckman, and her brother, Roger Scoggins..

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Newton Burial Park, Nevada with Mark Mitchell officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.