LAMAR-Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Daniel Funeral Home for Beverley Anne Garringer, 80, Lamar, who died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Barton County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held Saturday beginning from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Children’s Ministries, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.danielfuneralhome.net.
Survivors include her husband, Junior, of the home; a son, Rodney Garringer, Rockford, Ill.; four daughters, Jennifer Garringer, Kansas City, Ann Stahl and husband Ralph, Lamar, Sandy Bean and husband Shaun, Liberal and Cheri Moss and husband Darrell, Lamar; a brother, Jim Welch and wife Sharon, Branson; two sisters, Judy Welch, Wesley Chapel, Fla. and Sue Sundlee, Rochester, Minn.; 13 grandchildren, Sean Kirby and wife Annemarie, Kansas City, Angel Patterson and husband Kevin, Donovan Stahl and wife Jessica, Chelle Gardner and husband Mark, Marty Ansley and husband Jeremy, all of Lamar, Joey Garringer and wife Jenni, El Dorado Springs, Shauna Bean and husband Steven Hackler, Liberal, Becky Powell and husband Logan, Lamar; Josh Bean, Sheldon, Carrie Bean, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, Zach Kirby and wife Hope, Kansas City, Kan., Sarah Davis and husband Nathan, Liberal and Chelsea Dighero and husband Justin, Lamar; 20 great-grandchildren, Trenton Doyle and wife Chelsea, Addie Williams, Dallas Doyle, Jerica, Jacey and Donte Stahl, Jill and Brody Gardner, Trevyn and Tayah Garringer, Taylor Kirby, Tate, Tyler, T.J., Toby and Tripp Ansley, Stasha Hackler, Ashlynn Davis and Alyssa, Clayton and Brady Powell; a great-great-granddaughter, Maiah Williams, as well as many nieces and nephews and a large extended family.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bill Kirby and a grandson, Trevor Kirby.
Mrs. Garringer was born July 27, 1933, in Tulsa, Okla., to Ancil and Fern (Rumbaugh) Welch. She and her husband Junior have called Lamar home for the past 57 years. She was a homemaker and had worked as a bookkeeper, checker, and optometric assistant. For the last six years she has been a cashier at Silver Dollar City.
She was an active member of First Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and served on the hospitality committee. She and her husband developed the Bible Drill program and continued to coordinate it for many years. They also volunteered at Baptist Hill Church Camp for several years. Mrs. Garringer was a Worthy Matron and District Deputy of the Order of Eastern Star and had been Mother Advisor for Rainbows. She also worked as director of Barton County American Red Cross Disaster Services.
She married Junior Garringer on June 11, 1951, at Aurora.