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Thelma Louise Beckett
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Thelma Beckett, Sam's mother
Personal Information
Gender: Female
Born: around 1921
Died ????
Spouse(s): John Samuel Beckett
Related to: Tom Beckett (son)
Sam Beckett (son)
Katie Beckett (daughter)
Jim Bonnick (son in-law, after timeline change)
Chuck (son in-law, before event changes in Sam's leap into 1969)
Donna Elesee Beckett (daughter in law)
Sammy Jo Fuller (granddaughter)
John Beckett (grandfather in-law)
Olivia Barrett Covington (grandmother in-law)
Hometown Elk Ridge, Indiana, U.S.
Character information
Appeared on: Quantum Leap
Character played by: Caroline Kava

Sam's mother, Thelma Louise Beckett was married to John Samuel Beckett and had three children with him: Sam, Katie and Tom. According to Sam, Thelma is a great cook and her and John's marriage is strong and their relations are great. She was a very patient and loving woman, and a nurturing mother who thinks that Women's Lib was probably a good thing - for other women.  As of the timeset for the Quantum Leap project, the late 1990s, Thelma was residing in Hawaii with still alive and retired husband John.