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Elizabeth Beckman Jobe

Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 12:30 pm

Elizabeth Beckman Jobe, 105, of Lewisburg, Tennessee, died Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at her home in Village Manor.

She was born November 17, 1918, in Williamson County, to the late James Elmer and Eppie Anthony Beckman. She was a retired educator serving for 35 years and was a member of the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church since 1943. She began her career in a three teacher school in Flowertown, Coffee County, from 1938-1939 teaching grades 1-3. For two years, she taught 3rd and 4th and one year, 5th and 6th grades at Normandy School in Bedford County from 1947-1950. The remaining thirty one years, from 1950, until retirement in 1981, she taught fifth grade for fifteen years, third grade for three years, and was librarian for six years at McCord School. For seven years, she served as librarian for McCord and Hardison Schools.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, George Herman Jobe; one son, James Neill (Cherie) Jobe; brothers, Stanley (Dorothy) Beckman, Ralph (Annarene) Beckman; one son-in-law, Joe B. Brandon.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Jobe Brandon of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Deana (Jon) Wildish, and James Neill Jobe, Jr., both of Murfreesboro, Joey (Margo) Brandon of Cornersville, and Nathan (Amy) Brandon of Brentwood; great-grandchildren, Nicole (Jayce) Pickle and Ben Brandon, both of Lewisburg, Abby Brandon of Nashville, Anna Lynne Brandon of Washington D.C., Madison Wildish, Nelson Wildish, and James Dean Jobe, all of Murfreesboro; great-great- grandchildren, Colin Pickle, Morgan Pickle, and Tatum Pickle.

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home, 324 West Church Street, Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091 and burial followed in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Visitation with the family was held at chapel of London Funeral Home on Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Marshall County Retired Teachers Association, ALS Association of TN, P.O. Box 40244, Nashville, TN 37204, or the charity of your choice. London Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.