Beverly York
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Obituary of Beverly Sue York

Beverly Sue York, 80, of Coffeyville passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Windsor Place.

She was born on July 12, 1938 at Mound City, Kansas to Herchel and Lavina (Pritchett) Robinson. Beverly spent her early years in the Mound City area where she began school, her family later moved to Coffeyville where she completed her education graduating from Field Kindley High School.

On April 15, 1958 she married Kenneth York at Wichita, Kansas. Following their marriage they lived in Wichita until returning to Coffeyville in 1968. Beverly was a homemaker until her children were older and she began working as a Payroll Clerk at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center and later for Kansas Social and Rehabilitation Service where she worked until retiring. Kenneth and Beverly were also foster parents to many young children.

She was a member of the Church of God. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, sewing, collecting Angels and Wizard of Oz memorabilia, playing the piano, singing, and baking bread. But her greatest joy was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth York of the home; one daughter, Becky Prather of Coffeyville; three sons, Michael York and wife, Athena of Pueblo, Colorado, Greg York and wife, Merriam of Coffeyville, and Scott York of Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters, Sandy Gregg of St. Louis, Missouri, Marydel Aspedon of Florida, and Debbie Ross of Coffeyville; eleven grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the First Assembly of God with Pastor Randy DePriest officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Friends may sign the register book on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. Following Beverly's wishes the casket will be closed.