OBITUARY

Rebecca Ann "Becky" Best

October 22, 1940June 13, 2021

Rebecca Ann “Becky” Best, 80, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at her home. Born on October 22, 1940, in Fort Wayne, she was a member of Christ's Church of Fort Wayne.

Becky is survived by her husband of 25 years, Edward “Ted” Best; children, Melanie (Steve Sowles) Manny, Gary (Sunshine) Martin; grandchildren, Samantha (Tony) Ochoa, Ian Martin; great-grandchildren, Alexander Ashby, Liam Ashby, Arlo Ochoa; and brother, Herb (Ed) Honness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roger Nelson, and Betty (Elmer) Tester; and a brother, Jim Nelson.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Christ's Church of Fort Wayne (3131 South Maplecrest Road), with calling beginning at 2:00pm, one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will take place in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Arrangements have been entrusted to D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home (1320 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne). For online condolences, please visit www.mccombandsons.com

Memorial donations in Becky's honor may be directed to Christ's Church of Fort Wayne.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling

    Sunday, July 18, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, July 18, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Final Resting Place, Preferred Memorial

Memories

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Cathy Taulbee

July 15, 2021

So sorry to hear of year loss. Worked many years with Becky at W.S. Shamban. She was such a nice person.

Carol Miller

June 24, 2021

Becky was a dear friend of mine through the years. We met when we were both 19. We worked at International Harvester, played golf, bowled, played bridge, and Mah Jongg together. Condolences to Melanie, Ted and her family.

Laura Tucker

June 22, 2021

Mel & Sam,
Sorry to hear that your Mom & (Grandmother) passed away. If you need anything Mel, please let me know I'll keep you and your mom in my thoughts and prayers .
Love Laura.

Gayla Geise-Gremaux

June 17, 2021

I remember your mom was always "the cool mom". She was such a pretty lady with flawless features. ps..luved cruising with Mel in her Monte Carlo... Happy Memories, Fly high Becky...
Condolences n Prayers to her family n friends

Dee Vasquez

June 16, 2021

I've known you (Mel ) and your Mom all my life...
She was always such a sweet, caring and don't forget about fun lady. 💕 I will always and forever remember her beautiful smile and her soft voice and her friendship with my Mom for more than 60 years....
My deepest condolences to all the family and praying for peace and comfort!
Love ya,
Dee

Keith & Brenda Thomas

June 16, 2021

Words cannot express the sorrow and sadness we feel at the loss of your Mom, Becky. Please accept our condolences and know that we are thinking of you. Those who touch our lives stay in our hearts forever❣️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Rebecca Ann “Becky” Best, 80, of Fort Wayne, passed away on June 13, 2021, at her home. Born on October 22, 1940, in Fort Wayne, she was a member of Fort Wayne Christ Church.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Edward “Ted” Best; children Melanie (Steve Sowles) Manny, Gary (Sunshine) Martin; grandchildren, Samantha (Tony) Ochoa, Ian Martin; great-grandchildren, Alexander Ashby, Liam Ashby; Arlo Ochoa; and brother, Herb (Ed) Honness. She was preceded in death by her parents Roger Nelson, and Betty (Elmer) Tester; and brother, Jim Nelson.

Memorial service will be 3:00pm Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Fort Wayne Christ Church, 3131 South Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior to service. Inurnment will be in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to Fort Wayne Christ Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. For online condolences please visit www.mccombandsons.com