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Jeanne Plunkett Beckett

SoVaNow.com / November 11, 2021

Jeanne Plunkett Beckett, 90, of Henrico, died on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.

Jeanne’s Christian training, baptism, and marriage occurred at Ginter Park Baptist Church in Richmond. Her education was at Thomas Jefferson High School, Westhampton College of the University of Richmond, the Medical College of Virginia, Baylor University Hospital, and Maryland University Medical School. She served with her husband and children as a missionary in East Pakistan (Bangladesh) and Taiwan, a medical consultant, and a physician. She served actively in her church and co-founded a non-profit mission ministry.

She is survived by Charles Austin Beckett, her loving and devoted husband of 62 years, their children, Julia, Craig and Rachel, and their spouses Lewwy, Marianne and Steve, and grandson, Austin.

The graveside service will be Monday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Scottsburg at Oakland Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Ridge Baptist Church, 1515 Eastridge Road, Henrico.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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