Becky Joan Fribbs

October 21, 1948September 6, 2021

PEKIN ~ Becky “BJ” Joan Fribbs, 72, of Pekin, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Monday September 6, 2021 at her home.

Born October 21, 1948 to Janet Lambeth, she married Walter “Wally” Fribbs September 6, 1995 in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Joan (Jeff) Jefford and Jamie Miller, both of Pekin; three grandchildren, Corey (Emily) Jefford of Chillicothe, Tyler Jefford of Chicago and Morgan Jefford of Pekin; two great-grandchildren, Allyza and Xanthis; one sister, Linda Hoerr of Pekin; one sister in law, Shirley Franklin of Peoria; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved cat, Snickers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Janet Lambeth and Bernice Koons; one brother, Terry Gene Greenwood and two sisters, Patricia Elaine Dill and Sheila Kent.

BJ worked as a CNA for over 30 years, 23 of which were at Methodist Hospital in Peoria.

She was a caring person who loved to help people any way she could. She loved spending her time traveling and crocheting.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. A celebration of life will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021 at New Hope Baptist Church in South Pekin.

Memorial Contributions may be given to Susan G Komen, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, Texas 75380.

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Patricia Clevenger

September 23, 2021

BJ was such a sweet heart. She always went above and beyond the call of duty for our home care clients. They loved her. She was friendly and kind to everyone. It was a pleasure to work with her. I was happy to call her my friend. She will be missed.

Joshua Gass

September 8, 2021

From what I know Bj was a amazing lady she was always nice to me yes I will be missed Jamie and Joan and family are in my thoughts and prayers

Jerry and Jackie Schier

September 8, 2021

Wally, you did an outstanding job with taking care of Becky. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Mary Driscoll

September 7, 2021

BJ you were such a doll and a dear friend! Loved working with you! You will be so missed! Wally God Bless you for taking such good care of her and for being such a loving and caring husband! May God comfort you all at this time of loss and sadness! R.I.P. BJ Gods speed!❤️❤️🙏🙏

sharon brown

September 7, 2021

BJ will be missed. Worked with her many years. Her husband was always by her side. May God comfort the family. My prayers are with you all.