MEAD, Becky Jo (Devereaux), age 64, passed away on Saturday, May 9 in her bed surrounded by her family. She fought hard against cancer for over 3 years and was brave, hopeful and resilient through it all. Becky was married to Hal Mead for over 40 years and he survives her. He was by her side every day during her battle, caring for her, supporting her and being her best friend.
Becky was born and raised in Chesaning, Michigan. She was the daughter of the late Stuart and Charlotte Devereaux. She graduated from Central Michigan University in 1978 and taught head start in Chesaning for 15 years. After moving to St. Charles, Becky loved and cared for many children in her home daycare until retiring in 2017.
She enjoyed riding her Harley with Hal by her side, watching birds, listening to music, playing her guitar and being surrounded by her 8 grandchildren. She loved camping, going on bike rides, kayaking in Clear Lake and watching the Detroit Tigers play baseball. Becky will always be remembered for her friendly personality, her caring nature and selfless love.
Becky is survived by her husband Hal and their three girls Lisa (Mike) Reinke, Jenna Fulton (fiancé Michael Fuller), and Sara (Marshall) Davenport, all of St. Charles. She leaves behind eight grandchildren to cherish her memory: Avery and Nick Reinke, Reese and Halle Davenport, Rook Fulton, Rexton, Connor and Colton Fuller with another grandson on the way.
She is also survived by her siblings and their spouses: Marilyn Devereaux, Stuart and Chris Devereaux, Betty Lou and Dick Schian, Suzette Devereaux, Steve and Janet Devereaux, and Margo Devereaux, her aunt Shirley Terrell, brother in laws Rick Mead, Carl Pokorny, Garry Mead and Phil Toberman. She has many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends that she loves very much as well.
Becky was pre-deceased by her parents, her in-laws Mike and Norma Mead, sister Claudia Toberman, sister in law Jean Pokorny, brother in law Mike Mead, niece Abby Aldrich and nephews Kevin Miller and Aaron Toberman.
As per her wish, cremation has taken place.
A memorial service at C. M. Humpula funeral home in St. Charles will be planned at a later date.