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Beverly Houston

April 16, 1948 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 71)


Beverly G. Houston - age 71 of Gallatin, MO passed away Thursday evening, July 4th, 2019 at Redwood of Cameron.  Beverly was born on April 16th, 1948 the daughter of Elmer E. and Francis E. (Allen) Gaddy in East Prairie, MO.  She was a 1967 graduate of DeSoto High School.  On February 25th, 1966 Beverly was united in marriage to Billie Wayne Houston in Belleville, Ill.  She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Wichita State University.  Beverly worked briefly in restaurant management and then dedicated her life to being a homemaker, mother and grandmother.  She loved to sew and craft. Beverly’s greatest passion was her grandchildren and she spoiled them shamelessly.  

Mrs. Houston was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Billie; daughter, Kelly Mahone; and two brothers.  Those left to mourn her passing and celebrate her life include: daughter, Tamara (Jeff) McNickle of Gallatin; daughter, Michelle (Tom) Burden of Warrensburg; grandchildren: Christopher McNickle of Pattsonsburg, Aaron McNickle of Gallatin, Patrick McNickle of Gallatin and Tess Burden of Warrensburg; 2 brothers and 3 sisters.  Several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Heart of America Chapter.  Cremation entrusted to Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. Online guestbook at

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