In Loving Memory Of
“Becky” Steele, 72, of Jakes Run made her journey home to her heavenly
father’s loving arms after a courageous battle with cancer on January 16,
She was the daughter of late Andy and Audie Tennant of Jakes Run. She was
born November 25, 1944 in Morgantown.
Becky was a graduate of Clay-Battelle High School in the class of 1962.
She was a member of the Jakes Run Assembly of God where she was an active member
of Women’s Ministry, along with several other ministries.
She was blessed to be a loving wife, mother and granny. She touched the
lives of many people in the community. Becky was a homemaker and enjoyed
tending to the needs of her family and was passionate about spreading the love
of Jesus with others.
Becky leaves behind her beloved husband of 53 years, Gary Steele; three
children, Jeff and his wife Jill Steele of Fairview, Doug and his wife Beth of
Jakes Run and Amanda Steele of Jakes Run. She is also survived by six
grandchildren and one “fur” grandbaby, Alexis and Ashley Steele of Fairview,
Jacoby, Elijah, Benjamin, and Caleb Steele of Jakes Run, and a “fur” baby,
Milo of Jakes Run.
In addition to her immediate family she leaves behind a sister, Mary Lou Lemley,
wife of the late Eugene Lemley of Mt. Morris; a brother Robert Tennant husband
of the late Rosella Tennant of Fairview, a sister Dianne and her husband Charles
Hunnell of Jakes Run; a sister-in-law, Virginia Tennant of Fairmont; and several
nieces, nephews, and friends.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Thomas
and her husband James Thomas, II and a brother David Tennant.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Monongalia General
Hospital, Dr. Azar, WV Cares (Hospice) and everyone in the church and community
for their prayers and support.
Friends may call at the Jakes Run Assembly of God from 6-8 PM Wednesday and
from 2-4 & 6-8 PMThursday. Funeral services will be held in the
church at 11:00 AM Friday with Pastor Rob Bennett and Rev. Rose
Saunders officiating. Interment will follow in the Olive Cemetery at
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Jakes Run Assembly of God
Women’s Ministry, 1790 Jakes Run Road, Fairview, WV 26570.
The Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville is in charge of arrangements.