Lavina "Vi" Mae Beck


Lavina "Vi" Mae Beck, 81, of Payson, died April 9, 2003, in Scottsdale. She was born March 5, 1922, in Phoenix.

Mrs. Beck was a certified nursing assistant for Manzanita Manor during the 1980s. She also was the manager of the OxBow Hotel during the '70s. Mrs. Beck lived in the Payson/Pine area since 1967.

She is survived by her daughter, Claudia Jo Franklin of Payson; sons, Lonnie L. Robnett of Reno and Ronnie N. Robnett of Phoenix; her sister, Mary Louise Willenberg of Phoenix, six grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Beck; and her mother and father, Nora and Claude Campbell.

Visitation is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero, followed at noon by a funeral service. A graveside service at 3 p.m. will be held at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6290 W. Northern Avenue, Glendale.

Donations can be made to Phoenix Children's Hospital, 1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Arrangements are being handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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