Virginia L. “Ginny” Becker


Virginia L. “Ginny” Becker, 85, a lifetime resident of Aberdeen and Cosmopolis, died at Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Aberdeen on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. She was born in Aberdeen on June 19, 1928, the daughter of Clarence and Artlea (Wilson) Fulbright. She was a graduate of J.M. Weatherwax High School in 1946.

Ginny had worked as a waitress for many years at the Werta Restaurant and at the VFW in Aberdeen.

She married Allen Hedman in 1947 and they were divorced in 1970. She then married Harry Galloway in 1971. Mr. Galloway was a Master in the Merchant Marine and Ginny had gone with him on some of the voyages, one lasting 6 months ferrying a zoo to India. She lived in Arizona for several years. Mr. Galloway died in 1986. She was later married to John Becker and they were divorced in 2008.

Ginny was a member of the Aberdeen Eagles and Veterans of Foreign Wars. She also enjoyed baking bread, sticky buns, cookies and pies. She would also crochet.

She is survived by a daughter, Julie Frye of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; three sons, Larry Hedman of Sebastopol, Calif., Steve Hedman of Lake Havasu, Ariz. and David Galloway of Lakewood, Colo.; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Martin.

The will be no formal services. Inurnment will take place with the family in Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen.

A card of condolence with a message or memory may be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com

Arrangements are entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home, Aberdeen.