Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008


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Betty and Leonard Becraft were married Aug. 5, 1958. Longtime residents of the Laurel, Burtonsville, Brookeville and Olney areas, they celebrated their 50th anniversary in June with a trip to Alaska.

They once lived in the historical home Greenwood in Brookeville. They attended Laurel High School. Their children are Kenny Becraft of Mount Airy and Judy Dodson of Terrell, Texas, and their grandchildren, Emily and Ben Dodson.

Mr. Becraft sold insurance for 23 years. The couple operated Becraft's Farm Produce in Cloverly and other markets in Montgomery County for many years.

They are active with the Sandy Spring Museum, the Knights of Pythias – Laurel, Senior Citizens' Group of Laurel, and the First United Methodist Church in Sunshine. Mrs. Becraft is a member of the Red Hat Group.