obituary Marcia Rodgers Becker Southern Pines

Marcia Rodgers Becker, 63, of Southern Pines and formerly Illinois, passed at her home on Tuesday, Nov. 17th.

Born in Columbus, Indiana, she was the daughter of Mary Bruce Rodgers and the late Charles Rodgers.  Marcia grew up in Bloomington, IN where she graduated from Bloomington High School, class of 1975.  She went on to earn two Bachelors’ degrees from Indiana University.  It was at the university that she met Mark Becker.  The two married on August 6, 1977 and soon moved to Lisle, IL, a suburb of Chicago.  Marcia had worked as a CPA in the Chicago area.

She and Mark enjoyed vacationing on Topsail Island, where she could enjoy reading all day on the beach. Marcia also enjoyed expressing her artistic side painting, excelling with watercolors. In 2018, she and Mark would officially retire and settle in Southern Pines, she enjoyed sitting poolside with a glass of wine and watching their dog, Charlie, play in the backyard. They became members of Christ Community Church.

Marcia is survived by her husband Mark Becker.  She was the loving mother of Matthew Becker, wife Samantha, of Charlotte and Benjamin Becker, wife Maria Edelhauser, of Ann Arbor, MI.  Marcia is also survived by her mother Mary Rodgers and brother Ronald Rodgers.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Sandhills Moore Coalition for Human Care at or UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at (Fund-myeloma, 378437).

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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