FORT WORTH Dorothy Standridge Beckworth 85, beloved mother and grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Greenwood Funeral Home Garden Chapel in Fort Worth.

Dorothy was born Jan. 14, 1925 in Plano. She graduated from Stephenville High School and Tarleton University. She married the love of her life, Earl Beckworth, on Jan. 10, 1946, in Stephenville. She was a true Christian and a member of the Beacon Baptist Church in Haltom City. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Earl Beckworth; and one son, Gary.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Stone and June Beckworth, both of Fort Worth; two sons, Lynn and Steve Beckworth, both of Odessa; seven grandchildren, Denise, Ronald, Mitzi, Steven and Wayne Beckworth, Summer and Blake; one sister, Wynama Cargill, of Haltom City; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published August 15, 2010

Stephenville Empire-Tribune