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Becky Sue Happel

Becky Sue Happel, 64, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 11:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo.

Becky was born July 11, 1959, in Hannibal, to Earl E. Happel and Frances E. Reed Happel.

Survivors include three sisters, Judy Bounds, Cindy (Greg) Hancock and Kelly (John) Moore, all of Palmyra, Mo., and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Becky Sue Happel

Becky was preceded in death by her parents; brother ,Everett Lee Happel; and brother-in-law, Ron Bounds.

Professionally, Becky was in housekeeping at the Hannibal Clinic.

Becky preferred the simple things in life, often keeping things low-key yet had a big heart always willing to help anyone out if needed. 

Around her family and close friends, she could always relax and have a good time. Many remember her ability to whip up the best cole slaw or potato salad. Becky loved to go shopping seeking out a good deal to be had. The upcoming holiday, Christmas, was certainly Becky’s favorite, enjoying all the season had to offer. 

In her down time, she liked being outside walking or watching nature in her backyard. Becky also liked old movies and TV shows, Andy Griffith was one of her favorites. She was fond of animals and dearly missed her favorite dog, Jinx. 

Becky will forever be missed by her loving family and friends.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra.

Private graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra. Pastor Wes Gehrke will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Sunday School.

 Arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.

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