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Beverly Cunningham

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Beverly B. (Hurlock) Cunningham, 64, Gas, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, at Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita.
Beverly was born May 15, 1948, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the daughter of Clinton Albert and Florence Rose (Madler) Forman. She grew up in California, married and spent 16 years in Gallup, N.M. before moving to Kansas.
On April 9, 1998, Beverly married Jerry Hurlock and they made their home in Iola until the flood relocated them to Gas. Jerry died in 2009. She and Robert Cunningham were married and made their home in Gas.
Beverly enjoyed sewing and home decorating.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Cunningham; one daughter, Stacie Sigler and her husband, Jared, Humboldt; two grandchildren, Austin and Zachary Sigler; two siblings, Joyce Tarter and husband, Jim and Brian Forman and wife, Melody, Iola.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Andrew Paul Whiteman, and one sister, Karen Cardell White.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Inurnment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Humboldt at a later date.
Memorial choice is the American Cancer Society and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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