Mary Helen Becker

Mary Helen Becker, 88, of Durham, died March 3, 2008.

Born April 17, 1919, at Wakeeney, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Helen (Ward) Hays.

On Sept. 7, 1946, she married Dorman Becker. He died in 2005.

She was a librarian and homemaker and member of First Baptist Church of Durham.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Kent and Ginger Becker of Durham; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Dennis Conyers of McPherson and Tammi and Larry Meysing of Oklahoma City, Okla.; brother, Curtis Hays of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Durham. Burial will be at 10 a.m. at Durham Park Cemetery.

Memorial funds have been established with the church or with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.