Rebecca “Becky” Francis, age 65, a resident of rural New Castle, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at her residence. She was born November 15, 1955 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of the late George and Geraldine “Gerri” Bell Ford.
Becky was a New Castle resident most of her life, and was a homemaker. She enjoyed family activities and the outdoors.
Left to cherish her loving memory include her “soul mate,” Jerry Belcher; two daughters, Dalanda (wife, Dawn) Straka of North Manchester, Indiana, and Linda Garland of Kentucky; two grandchildren, Whitney Foster and Collins Parks; two sisters, Velma (husband, James) Dean and Debbie Ford, both of New Castle; two brothers, Kenny (wife, Lucy) Ford and Dean Ford, both of New Castle; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, George “Toad” Ford.
Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street, New Castle with Reverend Danny Douglas officiating. Friends may call from 2:00 p.m., until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Francis family. Online condolences may be made at