Beverly Jean Blagg age 84 formerly of Coffeyville, passed away on February 22, 2019 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, TX.
Beverly was born on June 26, 1934 in Kansas City, KS to Harold and Beatrice (Grigsby) Short. She attended Roosevelt Elementary and graduated from Wyandotte High School. She began her working career as a bank teller there in the Kansas City Metro. She met Buddy Blagg and they were united in marriage in 1952. To this union the couple was blessed with three children. The family made Coffeyville their home in 1966. Beverly continued her work with various banks and retired as a Bank Officer. Beverly always enjoyed riding motorcycles with Buddy, they were members of the Christian Motorcycle Association and Retreads. One of her favorite rallies was the “Changing of the Colors Rally” in Mena, AR. After Buddy’s passing she learned to drive the motorhome on her own and she would venture off to Mt. Rushmore where she would work the tourist season and then head the motorhome south to Yuma Arizona where she wintered. She also enjoyed reading and rarely missed her daily Bible reading. She loved spending time and keeping up with her grandchildren and great-grands.
Beverly’s memories will live on with her children, Brent Blagg his wife Roxie, Brenda Smith her husband Michael and Bridget Everett, brother, Harold Short Jr his wife Judy, grandchildren, Erik Blagg his wife Christa, Andy Blagg his wife Blaire, Brandon Blagg his wife Labrina, Tara Blagg, Jennifer Letcher her husband Henry, Jeff Mohr his wife Jena, Joshua Smith his wife Athena, and Chris Cain, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She now rests with her parents, her husband Buddy, daughter-in-law Amy Blagg and grandson Kyler Blagg.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Spring Hill Cemetery at 11:00am. Friends are invited to sign the register and greet the family on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the American Legion Riders Post 20 Scholarship Fund and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave Coffeyville, KS 67337. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfburnschapel.com