The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 22, 2014

Beverly Alice Hartman

MONETT, Mo. — Beverly Alice Hartman, age 78, of Monett, Mo., entered into eternal rest on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, while at Cox Monett Hospital.

Beverly was born on July 21, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late George William Jefferson Murray and Alice May (Coons) Murray. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Beverly enjoyed sewing, collecting Campbell's Soup dishes, Christmas ornaments and teapots. She also enjoyed shopping and traveling, especially to the UK. She was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church and the UMW.  

On July 18, 1953, Beverly and Walter Louis Hartman were united in marriage in Mountain View, Mo. They were blessed in being able to celebrate their 60th anniversary this last July. To this union, five children were born.

Beverly is survived by her husband, Walter, of the home; three sons, Mike Hartman and wife, Cristina, of Auburn, Wash., Russell Hartman and wife, Ruby, of Monett, and Keith Hartman, and wife, Sharrie, of Monett; two daughters, Elaine Hartman, of Monett, and Ann McCully and husband, Steve, of Monett; one sister, Betty Johnson and husband, Glen, of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Jim Murray; and two sisters, Edna McCoy and Isabel Murray.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hartman will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Doyle Carroll will officiate. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Monett. Her grandsons will be honoring her as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Liberty United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.

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