Rebecca Andrews

Published 12:14 pm Friday, January 19, 2018

Ms. Rebecca “Becky” Maxine Andrews, 68, of Prentiss, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

Becky was born to Richard and Pauline Metz on May 26, 1949, in Terre Haute, Indiana. She grew up as an only child and attended Fern Hall Private School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she graduated top of her class in June of 1967.

She started working at Winn-Dixie in Jensen Beach, Florida right out of high school. She was a department manager for 22 years.

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Becky married John Andrews in July 1987, and the couple had two children. They were later divorced in 2002.

They moved to Prentiss in 1991 where she took a teacher’s aid position. She worked in the special needs program at J.E. Johnson Elementary School for 20 years. During her retirement years, she enjoyed spending as much time as she could with her grandchildren.

Becky is survived by her daughter, Pauline Andrews Gray; son, John “John-John” Andrews II; son-in-law, Richard Gray; ex-husband, John Andrews; six grandchildren, Ryan, Myles, Ethan, Madison, Brantley and Karson. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family will hold a small private ceremony before she is laid to rest with her parents in Jensen Beach, Florida.