Beverly Ann Buster, 71, of Raymore, Missouri, formerly of Pleasant Hill, was born Sunday, July 21, 1940 in Tuscumbia, Missouri, the daughter of Claude and Clara (Honiker) Burris. She departed this life at 2:03 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at her home surrounded with love and family, as a result of pulmonary fibrosis.
On May 31, 1959, she was united in marriage to Frank Buster in Lake Ozark, Missouri.
Beverly graduated from School of the Osage High School in 1958. She worked 28 years for the United States Federal Government, retiring from the US Department of Agriculture as a Management Analyst in 2000. Beverly was a charter member of the Big Creek Baptist Church in Pleasant Hill.
Preceding Beverly in death were her parents; one grandson Jacob Stephenson; two brothers James Burris and Billy Burris; four sisters Olive Carpenter, Betty Laughlin, Judy Colledge and Connie Sue Howser.
She is survived by her husband Frank of the home; one son Michael Buster and wife Candie of Raytown, Missouri; three daughters Sherry Courtney and husband Bob of Pleasant Hill, Debra Kinder of Raymore, and Michelle Stephenson and husband James of Belton, Missouri; two brothers Donald Burris and wife Shirlene of Warrensburg, Missouri and Dewey Burris of Eldon, Missouri; four sisters Mary Buster of Lee's Summit, Missouri, Carolyn Pollitt and husband Pat of Holts Summit, Missouri, Marsha Martin and husband Joe of Olean, Missouri and Marla Burris of Eldon. Also surviving her are six grandchildren, Bryon and Alyson Buster, Lucas and Kaci Kinder and Faith and Katie Stephenson; other relatives and many friends.
Cremation has been accorded.
A celebration of Beverly's life was held Friday, September 9, 2011, at the funeral home. Pastor Todd MacLean minister of the Big Creek Baptist Church officiated. Inurnment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Village Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Trudy, Noelle, Chris, Jay, Karen, Charla and Gayle from Village Hospice.