Velna Hilton Eddinger Beck, 92, passed Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Wake Forest Baptist Health — Lexington Medical Center. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hedrick's Grove United Church of Christ by the Rev. William Sowers. Burial will follow in the Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery in Thomasville. Born Sept. 9, 1919, in Davidson County to Kearney Lorenzo Hilton and Sophronia Ball Hilton. She was married to Clarence Reid Eddinger, who passed away in 1946. In 1950, she married Charlie Lee Beck, who also preceded her in death, as well as her brothers, Bernie Hilton and Leighton Hilton, and her sisters, Olieta Ball and Louise Sue Cranford. Survived by her son, Billy Reid Eddinger and wife Jonell of Lexington; her daughters, Sybil Eddinger Koonts and husband Will and Gay Eddinger Farrell, all of Lexington; her brother, Wilfred L. Hilton of Thomasville; her grandchildren, Reid Eddinger and wife Diane, Sean Farrell, Tracie Anderson and husband Kevin, Brian Michael Koonts and wife Meredith and Jill Anderson and husband Carter; and her great-grandchildren, Brandi Eddinger, Austin Eddinger, Kinsley Caroline Anderson, Beckham Anderson, Molly Hilton Koonts, Jacob Michael Koonts, Jessica Farrell and Tristan Farrell.
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