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Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

13313 North Kelley, Oklahoma City, OK

OBITUARY

Beverly Anne Wilbanks

April 17, 1934November 19, 2019
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Beverly Anne (Myers) Wilbanks, 85, of Edmond, Oklahoma, was born April 17, 1934, in Kismet, Kansas, to parents Lloyd and Elaine Myers. She passed away November 19, 2019.

Beverly graduated from Hugoton High School in Hugoton, KS, Valedictorian and President of her senior class. She attended Colorado Women’s College, Denver, Colorado.

She married Glen Wilbanks on July 19, 1953, in Hugoton, KS. They made their home in Liberal, KS, where Beverly worked for a CPA firm before opening up The Casual Shop, a ladies retail dress shop. After selling the business, she taught private piano lessons.

They were members of Pershing Avenue Christian Church in Liberal, where Beverly held many leadership roles: President of Women’s Council, Church Organist, Sunday School Teacher, and others. She was also active as PTA president for a number of years.

Glen and Beverly moved to Edmond in 1992 to be close to family.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Justin Moore. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Glen; daughter, Susan Moore and her husband Ken of Edmond, OK; son, Robert Wilbanks and his wife Martina of Littleton, CO; grandchildren: Kristin Mannschreck, Cassi Anderson, Carrie Wilbanks, and Clayton Wilbanks; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family would also like to say thank you to the staff at Teal Creek Assisted Living and Valir Hospice for their compassion and care.

Memorial contributions can be made in Beverly's honor to Cookson Hills Children's Home in Kansas, Oklahoma & Westside Christian Church in Yukon, Oklahoma.

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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Dale Higgins

November 24, 2019

I will always cherish the memory of three beautiful ladies Beverly, Leona, and Lois who as neighbors mothered their families with all the God given love anyone has ever known. Now they have piece in Paradise receiving their rewards. I will certainly remember the beautiful music Beverly gave us on the piano and organ. My prayer now is for the beautiful memories we have to bring comfort and peace for our families.
In loving memory, Dale

Sandy Roberts

November 21, 2019

Beverly was a friend of my parents and I knew her my entire life. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She was an amazing model of what a Christian women should be. She loved her husband and her family. I saw her about 6 years ago after not seeing her for a number of years and she had not changed. She was still the loving and kind woman I remembered. My heart aches at hearing of her last few years and I find peace in knowing she no longer suffers as I know her family does too. I want to offer my condolences to the family, you are in my prayers.

In the picture I am sharing it includes left to right, Glen and Beverly, Pat Deisher and her daughter Pam, and my parents Lois and Dale Higgins. It was taken 6 1/2 years ago.



Love to all of you,
Sandy(Higgins) Roberts

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