Myrtice O. Becoat, 75 of 3501 Limber Lane in Raleigh, NC was born on September 17, 1942, to the late Nathan, Sr. & Lucy Harris Becoat in Raleigh, NC. She passed away on October 25, 2017, in Raleigh, NC.
Myrtice joined First Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC at an early age. She was a 1960 graduate of J. W. Ligon High School and received her BA Degree in Business Administration from Saint Augustine’s University in 1964. She was also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Myrtice’s professional career began at Howard University in Washington, DC and continued in Raleigh, NC beginning in 1978 when she joined the State of North Carolina. She retired from the Department of Justice – Office of Administrative Hearings in 2008.
Myrtice was preceded in death by her four brothers, Nathan, Jr., Rufus, Sr., Phillip, Sr., and Willie. She is survived by her two sisters, Constance B. Evans of Raleigh, NC and Patricia B. Williams of Washington, DC.; three sisters-in-law, Kim Becoat of Las Vegas, NV, Lela Becoat and Constance Becoat of Raleigh, NC and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Although Myrtice was the youngest daughter, she was the “Matriarch” of the family with her nurturing spirit and giving nature to all.
Viewing: 12:00 Noon - 6:00 pm Friday, November 3, 2017 Trice Funeral Home Chapel, 127 N. West Street in Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
A “Celebration of Life” Memorial Service will be held 12:00 Noon Friday, November 10, 2017, at Trice Funeral Home Chapel, 127 N. West Street in Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
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