Age 74, dedicated daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, auntie, and friend, passed away on October 7, 2018. Beth was known for her love of cooking, gardening, her creativity, and mostly her selflessness and generosity towards others. She treasured her time with her grandchildren, nieces, dogs, and her time at Conchas Lake.
She is survived by her dogs, Sunshine and Rookie; sisters Debbie (Richard) Snider and Susan (Linda) Meikle-Melphy; daughter, Kathleen (Kevin) DeBenedittis; son, Steve (Shawna) Cummins; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two nieces; aunt and uncle, Judy and Denny Smith; cousin, Jan (Jack) Houser and her beloved Ed. She leaves behind dear friends, Kristeen and Roger. Beth was preceded in death by husband, Bob; parents, Jim and June Meikle.
Interment will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Friday November 9, 2018 at 11:15 a.m. A Celebration of Beth's life will be held on Saturday November 10, 2018 in Albuquerque, NM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.