Class of 1945

Beverly June (Ballew) Cowell

September 22, 1927 – September 24, 2010

Beverly J. Cowell, 83, of Perry, Oklahoma, was the daughter of James Overton and Wahneta Iva Wolfe Ballew. She was born on September 22, 1927 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and died Friday, September 24, 2010 at Green Valley Nursing Home.

On December 9, 1944, Beverly married LeRoy Cowell in Perry, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on December 19, 1997. Beverly was a nurse for Dr. Arthur M. Brown for over 15 years.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 27, 2010 at the Grace Hill Memorial Pavilion in Grace Hill Cemetery. Rev. William Metz will officiate. Services are under the direction of BrownDugger Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church or Companion Hospice in care of BrownDugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077.

Beverly is survived by two daughters, Clare Fulk and Jamee Clapper, both of Perry, Oklahoma six grandchildren, Leah Sean Fulk of Enid, Oklahoma, Abby Manley of Perry, Oklahoma, Amy Blankinship of Sweetwater, Tennessee, Clinton Smith of Denver, Colorado, Amanda Clapper of Perry, Oklahoma and Ross Clapper of Owasso, Oklahoma sixteen greatgrandchildren and five greatgreat grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Cowell one grandson, Chuck Fulk and her parents, James and Wahneta Ballew.