Becky Lynn Book, 45, Orange

 

Last updated 12/5/2023 at 4:11pm

Becky Lynn Book, 45, of Orange, Texas, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 2, 2023, surrounded by loved ones at her home in Orange, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2023, at Ridgewood Church in Port Arthur, Texas. Officiating will be Pastor Dustin Guidry of Ridgewood Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Orange, Texas.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas.

Born in Orange, Texas, on January 4, 1978, she was the daughter of Gary and Linda Owens. Becky lived in Orange her whole life and graduated from LCM in 1996. She went on to attend Lamar State College Orange. Becky married the love her life, Jeff Book, in 1999 and they blessed each other with 24 years of marriage. Jeff and Becky adored each other for the over 27 years that they were together; friends and family alike admired their relationship and will continue to for years to come.

Becky joined the workforce for the first few years of their marriage but ultimately decided in 2009 to homeschool their two daughters, Gracie and Jamie. During those years, Becky and her family grew to be very close and created many valuable memories. Becky was an artist at heart and while homeschooling her daughters, she started a photography business that flourished for many years. She had a special talent for all forms of art and photography which led her into a teaching job at the Christian Academy of Fine Arts. She taught yearbook class, photography, and culinary arts.

As her daughters approached graduation, Becky decided to reenter the workforce and worked as a secretary and attendance clerk at Vidor Junior High. Less than year after beginning to work again, Becky was unfortunately diagnosed with glioblastoma. Alongside the support of her family, she fought for 16 months until finally ending her fight to be with her Lord.

She is preceded in death by her father Gary Owens; her grandparents Floyd and Betty Parsons and Ouida Davis Owens.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 24 years, Jeff Book; her daughters Gracie and Jamie Book; her mother, Linda Owens; her sister, Brooke Andrade and husband, Scott Andrade; her niece, Emma Andrade; in addition to many more loving family members

Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Andrade, Richard Koger, Brad Parsons, Bryan Parsons, Enan Pedraza, and Manny Pedraza. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Bryan Simon.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Becky’s honor to Night to Shine SETX—an unforgettable prom night experience centered on God’s love for people with special needs that Becky and her family held very near and dear to their hearts. Please donate at HYPERLINK "http://www.nighttoshinesetx.com" http://www.nighttoshinesetx.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gentiva Hospice for their loving care for Becky and her family.

 

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