Rebecca L. “Becky” Deen, 67, Augusta

Rebecca DeenRebecca L. “Becky” Deen, 67, of Augusta, Indiana, passed away at 4:10 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2013 at her home.    She was born October 15, 1946, in Oakland City to Ira Harrell and Bessie A. (Dyson) Barrett. She married James “Rooster” Deen November 17, 2000, in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Becky worked as a retail sales clerk and housekeeper. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls  and enjoyed fishing and four-wheeling.

She is survived by her husband, James “Rooster” Deen; two sons, Troy Smith, Winslow; and Cory Smith, Haubstadt; one brother, Ira Harrell “Sonny” Barrett, Jr., Spurgeon; two sisters, Daisy A. Garrison, Spurgeon, and Linda R. Atkins, Birdseye; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. (EST) Wednesday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Augusta Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared on-line at

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