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Anna Ruth Becknell, 85

Anna Ruth Becknell, 85, passed away Oct. 29, 2020, at the home of her niece, Judi Sutherland. 

She was born Feb. 15, 1935, to Alex and Edith Wise Drake in Scott County, Kentucky, and retired from IBM in Lexington after 33 years of service. 

She is survived by a brother, Roy (Nancy) Drake, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She is preceded in death by an infant son, William Bradley Becknell, and a cousin, Evadna J. Wilcox, who she thought of as a sister. 

Graveside services were Monday with the Rev. Alan Sutherland presiding at Clarmont Memorial Gardens, Winchester. Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.