Beverly Ann Kennedy Gatewood, of Duncan, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was born on March 12, 1939, in Lyons, Kansas, to Alvin and Doris (Sharpe) Kennedy.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, May 25, at Eastside Church of Christ with Ron Stough officiating. Burial will follow at the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Whitt Funeral Home.
Beverly attended Chase, Kansas public schools and attended Emporia State University, majoring in Elementary Education. She was employed at Halliburton from 1970 to 1991. She was a Well Pressure Test Chart Reader and then, when that department closed, she became an administrative assistant until her retirement. She married John Richard Gatewood on March 17, 1984.
She enjoyed shopping and decorating her home. She also loved watching classic movies and listening to music.
Beverly is survived by her husband, John; children, Dan and wife Connie Gatewood of Brenham, Texas; Jeff and wife Esther Gatewood of Hudson Oaks, Texas; Mike and wife Vicky Gatewood of Saginaw, Texas; daughter-in-law, Lea Ann Gatewood of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, J.R. Navarrette, Nathan and wife Bonnie Gatewood, Logan and wife Carly Gatewood, Lindsey and husband Travis Wendt, Evan Gatewood, Sarah Gatewood, Paul and wife Demi Gatewood, and James Gatewood.; great-grandchildren Alyssa, Daniel, and Angelica Navarrette, Atalie and Riley Gatewood, Silas and Aubrey Wendt, and Fletcher Dan Gatewood. Sister, Sheryl and husband Wayne Lind; Brother, Howard and wife Judy Kennedy; and her very special friend, Sandra Cooper.
She was preceded in death by her parents and Preston Gatewood.
Pallbearers will be Dan Gatewood, Jeff Gatewood, Mike Gatewood, Nathan Gatewood, Logan Gatewood, and James Gatewood.
Memorial contributions can be made in Beverly’s name to Beautiful Day Foundation.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.whittfh.com .