Elizabeth "Bette" Claire Gragson

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Elizabeth "Bette" Claire Gragson, passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016.

She was born on Nov. 11, 1931, in Hays, Kan., daughter of Lawrence L. and Mary (Brungardt) Brown. She graduated from the Girls Catholic High School in 1949.

She was a member of Shell Knob Lions Club and was Bingo chairman.

Survivors include: her husband, Jim; four sons, Leonard, wife Diana, of Olathe, Kan.; John, wife Donna, of Topeka, Kan.; Phillip, of Topeka, Kans.; and Doug, wife Alison, of Springfield; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Flora Lee Fuchs and Theresa Brown; two brothers Lawrence F. (Red) Brown and William F. (Bill) Brown.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Rev. Hank Grodecki conducted the services.

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Shell Knob, Missouri