Rebecca Lynn ‘Becky’ Morgenstern Tennant

Rebecca Lynn “Becky” Morgenstern Tennant, 54, of Marietta passed away suddenly on Friday (Oct 18, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on Aug 1, 1959, in Marietta, to Donald A. and Lena Kiggans Morgenstern.

Becky graduated from Fort Frye High School and Washington County Joint Vocational School in 1977. She was employed at Harmar Place. She enjoyed cooking and baking, playing Bingo and slot machines.

She married Terry Bruce Tennant on Oct. 21, 1978. He survives with two children, Chad (Jamie) Morgenstern and Chrissy (Cliff) Collins, both of Marietta; six grandchildren, Devon, Kyle, Jonathon and Malory of Illinois and Dylan and Kyliann of Marietta; her mother; one sister, Susan (Dave) Smith of Ely, UK; one brother, James (Connie) Morgenstern of Whipple, Ohio; plus several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father; stepdaughter, Jennifer Tennant; her brother, Donald; her sister, Deborah K. Broome; and nephew, Dustin Morgenstern.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (Oct. 23) at 1 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial in Salem Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday after 2 p.m., with family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at

The family would appreciate contributions to the funeral home to assist with her funeral expenses.