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Lena "Becky" Milton, 88, of Tanglewood Road, Pulaski, died July 21, 2017, in Golden Hills Nursing Home, New Castle.
She was born April 22, 1929, in Pulaski to Charles R. and Gladys Gearhart Simpson.
She married Vincent P. "Ben" Milton on April 4, 1947, and they shared 67 years together.
Becky was a graduate of Union High School and a member of Pulaski United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir.
She was a member of Snappy Dragon Garden Club, the Red Hats, and was a Boy Scout, Girl Scout and 4-H leader.
Becky spent winters in Apollo Beach, Fla.
Survivors include: three sons, Rodney (Peg) Milton of New Bedford; Vincent Milton of Pulaski; and Troy (Tammy) Milton of Eastbrook; two daughters, Jody (Bruce) Clingan of Pulaski; and Haza Milton of Mercer; one brother, Lewis "Pete" Simpson (Peg) of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Simpson.
The family would like to thank Golden Hills and Three Rivers Hospice for the love and care given to their mother during the final days of her life.

Lena "Becky", 88, of Tanglewood Road, Pulaski.
Calling hours: Noon to time of service Aug. 19, 2017, at Pulaski United Methodist Church.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Aug. 19 in the church, with Rev. Rebecca Rosengarth officiating.
Arrangements by SMITH FUNERAL HOME of New Wilmington.
Published on July 23, 2017
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