She was born in Cleveland to the late Virgie and Joseph Ewing.
She was also preceded in death by sisters: Geneva Gray, Willie Jo Porter-Smith, and Fern Brooks; brothers: O’Conner Ewing, Ralph Thompson; and a daughter, Judy Beck.
She was a member of St. James CPCA for many years. She was employed at Volunteer Electric, Magic Chef and enjoyed her time babysitting.
She leaves to cherish memories her children: Emily (Larry) Fields of Cleveland, Keith (Harriet) Beck of Tulsa, Okla., Eric Beck and Deborah Jones, both of Cleveland; sister, Nellie Smith of Etowah; brother, Lee Cleveland of Cleveland, Ohio; grandchildren: Melissa (Quinn) Seay of Braselton, Ga., Mary Westfield of Cleveland, Casey and Ashley Beck, both of Tulsa, Okla., Erica Beck of Meigs County; great-grandchildren: Jonathan and Marc Seay, both of Braselton, Ga.; Jimmy and Jada Waters of Cleveland; Isaiah, Faith, and Elijah Beck, all of Tulsa, Okla.; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and special friends: Betty Person and Daisy Phillips.
The body may be viewed from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 19, 2011, at the Patton Funeral Home Chapel, 265 Fair St.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Saint James Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America on Short Street N.E. The Rev. Rhonda S. Westfield will be the officiant and the Rev. Aubery Ector will be the eulogist.
Interment will follow the service at Fort Hill Cemetery with a dove release.