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Rebecca L Myers (Roundtree) - Class Of 1974 VIEW PROFILE

Rebecca Myers Roundtree

Sept. 20, 1956 - Oct. 18, 2018

SOUTH BEND, IN - Rebecca L. “Becky” Roundtree, 62, peacefully passed away at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at her residence. Rebecca was born on September 20, 1956 to the union of Leonard B. and Hattie (Myers) Roundtree.

A lifelong resident of South Bend, Becky was a 1974 graduate of Washington High School. Becky was faithfully employed with the South Bend School Corporation Transportation Department. She retired in April 2017 after 17 years of dedicated service. Becky attended New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where she worked on the Usher Board. She was a proud mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Becky is survived by her loving children: Tavonia Donaldson, Karama Gathright, and Zeb Gathright; Keisha Jackson and Resha Johnson; nine grandchildren: Damarius and Harry Billingsley of Minneapolis, MN; Destinea, Damari, and Dasharee Dunn of South Bend; Zaiwaun Gathright of Fort Wayne; Don'Taveon and Hadrian Senter of South Bend; and DiCaprio Washington of South Bend; fourteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lynn (Albert) Collier and Nancy (Bernie) Johnson, both of South Bend; special nieces, Adrienne and Nailah Collier of South Bend; special nephews, Albert (Jay) Collier and Sunny Miller of South Bend; special friends, Pam Kirk, Regina Reed Phillips, Hazel Kirk, and Claudette Morrell; and special cousin, Marsha Lark, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Becky was preceded in death by her parents, Hattie M. Roundtree and Leonard B. Roundtree; and a brother, Leon Miller.

Services for Ms. Becky Roundtree will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Palmer Funeral Home - West Chapel, 2702 Lincolnway West, South Bend. Friends may call on the family for visitation for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy may be left at

10/23/2018 JFC

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