Author Topic: WILLIAMS, Beverly Belle (Hinkle) - b. June 11, 1930 - d. January 19, 2021  (Read 220 times)

Offline patyrn

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Beverly Belle Williams, age 90, of Moline, Kansas, passed away on January 19, 2021 at Eureka Nursing Center in Eureka, Kansas.  She was born June 11, 1930 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Virgil and Alice (Nesbitt) Hinkle. 

Beverly grew up alongside one brother.  She attended high school in Tuttle, Oklahoma where she graduated in the Class of 1948.  After high school, she attended Oklahoma Baptist University for one yer before transferring to Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University), receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics.  This is also where she would meet a young man named Bob Williams.  They happened to be on a double-date when they met; however, Beverly's date for the evening was her childhood friend and college classmate, Roger.  Lometa's date was Bob.  The twist in the story is that Lometa married Roger and Beverly married Bob.  They all stayed close, remaining dear friends.

Beverly and Bob were married August 17, 1952 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, one year before Bob graduated from Veterinary School.  After graduation, the couple packed their clothes in the car and moved to Moline, Kansas.  Together they raised two children and celebrated 68 wonderful years of marriage in August 2020.

Beverly taught school for a year in Morrison, Oklahoma while Bob finished school.  Then she taught almost a yer in Moline and worked some at the Veterinary Clinic with Bob.  While raising their kids, Beverly was active as a Girl Scout Leader, 4-H Project Leader, and Sunday School teacher.  She was also an active member of the Musical ad Literary Club, Kansas Cattlewomen, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Auxiliary, and the First Baptist Church in Moline, Kansas.

Beverly is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert "Doc" Williams; her daughter, Julianna (Curtis) Willhite of Leon, Kansas; and two grandchildren, Nicole Williams and Reed (Eva) Williams.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Jim Williams; and her brother, Bill Hinkle.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Countryside Funeral Home in Howard, Kansas.  Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service.  Interment will follow the service at Moline Cemetery in Moline, Kansas.

Memorial contributions can be made in Beverly's memory to the First Baptist Church of Moline and can be mailed to or left with the funeral home.  Services have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 206 E. Washington, Howard, Kansas 67349.

(taken from the Countryside Funeral Home website)
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Re: WILLIAMS, Beverly Belle - d. January 19, 2021
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2021, 04:22:44 PM »
 :'( :'( :'( :'(  Prayers offered for the family of Bev.  I loved her, she was a true lady.  :'( :'( :'( :'(

 

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