Beverly Kay Malone Ritter, 81, of Wellston, Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Duncan, Oklahoma with Bert Crane Jr. officiating. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home, Duncan.
Beverly Kay was born June 3, 1935, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to Don and Reba Malone. She attended school at Cushing High School. She married Johnny Ritter on June 10, 1981, in Vernon, Texas. They were married for 35 years.
Beverly and her mother cleaned houses together for several years.
She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved making their birthday and holidays special by sending card and care packages. She also had a special bond with all her animals.
Beverly enjoyed camping and was a member of Rebekah's Lodge.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny Lee Ritter, of the home; a son, Bert Crane Jr. and wife Mary, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Shanara Byers and husband Jason, BJ Crane and wife Tama, all of Grand Junction, Colorado, Kara Wright and husband Dennis, Jonathan Crane and wife Ashlee and Cory Crane and wife Heidi, all of Agra, Oklahoma; eight great-grandchildren, Kayla, Hunter, Kadence, Achara, Breccan, Chanston, Xander and Evan; and a host of relatives and friends.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Reba and Don Malone; and her brother, Rob.
Condolences can be left to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.
Published on December 1, 2016