Mary Becker Dale, 69, of Eldon passed away peacefully on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Eldon Nursing and Rehab. She was born on January 19, 1949 in Rolla, Missouri the daughter of Chester and Anita (Becker) Burris, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on July 25, 1970 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois to James Dale, who survives of the home.

She was a 1967 graduate of James B. Conant High School in Schamburg, Illinois. She worked for many years as the supervisor in the Hawthorn Kitchen at Camdenton Public Schools.

Mary enjoyed machine knitting and sewing beautiful works of art. She enjoyed being outdoors and 4-wheeling. She was an avid Cribbage player and enjoyed sharing that time with her husband, James. She loved her family and the memories they made will forever be remembered and loved.

She is also survived by two children: Amanda (Devin) Davis of Eldon and James (Bridget) Dale, III of Eldon; two grandchildren: Alyssia Dale and Arie Davis. She was preceded in death by one son: Ronnie Dale.

Services will be private for the family. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Friends of Animals Shelter in Eldon.

Arrangements are under the direction of MILLARD-REKUS Family Funeral Chapel, 902 East North Street, Eldon, MO 65026 (573) 392-3351. Condolences may be left online for the family at