Beverly Belle Augustine

September 12, 1939June 17, 2010

DENISON – Belle Augustine, 70, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2010 at the Homestead of Denison.

Rosary will be held at 6:30 P.M., Sunday, June 20, 2010 at Bratcher Funeral Home, 401 W. Woodard St., Denison, TX 75020. Visitation will follow the rosary from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Funeral Mass for Belle will be held at 10:00 A. M., Monday, June 21, 2010 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 314 N. Rusk Ave., Denison, TX 75020, with Rev. Stephen Mocio officiating. Pallbearers will be Carter Augustine, Drew Augustine, Brandon Augustine, Stan Alford, David Bayless, Jr. & Marty Criswell.

Belle was born September 12, 1939 in Marshall, MO, the daughter of Claude Carter and Dorothy Miller Carter. She graduated from Alma High School, Alma, MO & attended Central Missouri State College. She married Gene Augustine on August 22, 1959. She worked at financial institutions her whole career – First Texas Savings & Loan, Edward D. Jones as a broker, ending her last 11 years with Fidelity Investments in Dallas.

She is survived by husband Gene of Denison; sons Greg and wife Lydia of Liberal, KS, Jeff and wife Maggie of Des Moines, IA; grandsons Drew and wife Lisa Augustine & Carter Augustine; granddaughter Jorin; great-granddaughter Maddyson; great-grandson Pierce; sisters Darlene Schafar & husband Ernie of Lee’s Summitt, MO, Gaylene Dieckhoff & husband Clifford of Phoenix, AZ, Connie Aversman & husband Glenn of Harrisonville, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents and son Doug.

Family requests no flowers. Memorials have been set up for Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, 4144 N. Central Expy., Ste. 750, Dallas, TX 75204-9627; Leukemia Texas, 6060 N. Central Expy., Ste. 416, Dallas, TX 75206 and the Denison Education Fund, 1201 S. Rusk Ave., Denison, TX 75020.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Bratcher Funeral Home, 401 W. Woodard Street, Denison, Texas 75020. For further information, please call the funeral home at (903) 465–2323, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, please go to



  • Funeral Service Monday, June 21, 2010
  • Visitation Sunday, June 20, 2010


  • Private Family Service

Beverly Belle Augustine

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June 27, 2010

Dear Gene and family,
We were sadden to hear of your lovely wife Belle's death. Verle and I so wanted to attend but missed the LRHS reunion this year. May God Bless you and your family at the painful time.Verle and Patty (Tyrrell) Herman

June 20, 2010

May the Lord be with the Augustine Family in this time of sadness. We will be thinking of you guys.
Paul and Darlene Dinkel
Stilwell, Oklahoma

June 20, 2010

Our prayers our with you and your family.

Con and Diane Reha
Lincoln, Nebraska