Beverly C. Cookson
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Beverly C. Cookson
  • September 9, 1940 - April 20, 2017
  • Basehor, Kansas

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Beverly Cookson, age 76, of Basehor, Kansas, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 20, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born September 9, 1940. Beverly’s greatest joy in life was her family. She enjoyed cooking, family gatherings and quilting. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Cookson; her parents: Francis and Violet Smith; and two brothers: Wayne Smith and Robert (Bobby) Smith. She is survived by her three children: Doug Metzger (Sheila), Beverly Metzger (Shalisa) and Julie Metzger Sams (Dale); three grandchildren: Jessica Metzger Cox (Chris), Cole Metzger (Tara) and Dale Sams Jr.; four great grandchildren: Chloe, Cameron, Lucy and Charlene; siblings: Joyce Conn, David Smith, Mary Blankinship and Teresa Smith; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Floral Hills from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, with graveside services following visitation. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests donations be directed to Leavenworth County Humane Society, 1205 N. Main St, Lansing, Kansas 66043. Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO, (816) 353-1218.