Ethel Gail (Hollifield) Beck

Ethel “Gail” Beck, age 81, of Clayton, Ga., passed away in her home Thursday December 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Beck, her parents Talmadge and Alene Hollifield, sisters Elanie Speed, Sandra Matheson, and Peggy Darnell


She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Gail loved her family more than anything. Her great grandchildren will remember her as the world’s best story teller. She was a natural caretaker, and always put the needs of others before herself. She loved Jesus and shared Christ’s love with many people throughout her life.


She is survived by her three children Victor Beck (Lynn), Dale Beck (Kim), Tammy Bleckley (Scott), grandchildren Charley Beck (Kim), Corey Beck (Karen) Andy Beck, Megan Coalley (Justin), Jennifer Wood (Shylan), Bryleigh Shaw (Jared), Anessa and Brandy Beck, Ariel Austin, and fourteen great grandchildren.


The family will receive friends Sunday December 19, 2021 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Beck Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Monday December 20, 2021 at 11:00am in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Shylan Wood officiating. Interment will follow in the Rabun Memory Park.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Timpson Presbyterian Church 35 Hawthorn Lane Clayton, Ga., 30525.


Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at