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Beverly Kay Freeman

 

Beverly Freeman lost her battle with cancer July 18, 2020. Beverly Kay Freeman, 63, of Shawnee was born on July 21, 1956, to Donald and Leola Gaston at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother Terry Gaston. She is survived by her husband Mike of the home; brother and sister-in-law Jerry and Beverly Gaston of Coffeyville Kansas; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

After living in many different cities and states while her father was in the Air Force, she ended up in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, where she graduated from high school. After graduating, she became somewhat nomadic and found employment in Fayetteville and Fort Smith, Arkansas, before moving to Kansas, where her parents had relocated. After a few months she moved to Tulsa where she attended and graduated from Draughon's School of Business. She then accepted a position at Target Stores in Tulsa, where she met Mike.

They married two years later, started their life in Shawnee and were married for 38 years.

Beverly was employed as a bookkeeper, payroll clerk, and general clerical by the Dr. Pepper Bottling Co, Shawnee Bottling Company, and Sonic Computer Service where she retired in 2015. She enjoyed shopping, going on road trips to casinos, watching old black and white movies and sitcoms, and taking care of Mike.

Services were held July 22 at Walker Funeral Service. Interment followed at Resthaven Memorial Park in Shawnee.

 

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