Beverly Jean Stunkard


Personal and Family Information

Beverly was born on 6 MAR 1936 in Tulsa, OK, the daughter of Lawrence C. Stunkard and Eva Louella Tapp.

She died on 12 DEC 2011 in Tulsa, OK.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was Cone French. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Rodney (?-?).

Her second husband was Willard "Shorty" Carpenter. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Beverly Jean Stunkard


Lawrence C. Stunkard


Charles H. Stunkard


George Stunkard


Elizabeth Brown


Mary Belle (Molly) Gibbons


Allen Gibbons


Anna Lisa (Eliza) Luther


Eva Louella Tapp



Birth6 MAR 1936
Place: Tulsa, OK
Death12 DEC 2011
Place: Tulsa, OK


Note 1

Wagoner - Beverly Jean Carpenter, 75, restaurant cook, died Monday in Tulsa. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and service 2 p.m. Thursday, both at Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell. (Tulsa World)


Beverly Jean Carpenter, daughter of Lawrence and Eva (Tapp) Stunkard was born March 6, 1936 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with our Lord on December 12, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 75 years, 9 months and 6 days.

She had a great love for crafts and enjoyed doing needlepoint and crocheting. She loved playing bingo during her stay at the nursing home. In her younger years she loved skating, ice skating and bowling. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and was a member of the Wagoner Church of God.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; Lawrence and Eva Stunkard, 1 son; Rodney French, 1 brother; Lawrence Charles Stunkard, infant sister; Noretta Stunkard, and 2 husbands;. Cone French and Willard "Shorty" Carpenter.

She is survived by a very loving family that includes her children; Donald Vangorden and companion Marilyn Young, Richard Vangorden all of Wagoner, OK, Connie Vangorden Hammer of Rogers, AR, Dianna Vaughan and husband Dennis of Stilwell, OK, 1 brother; Randall Stunkard and girlfriend, Lorie Merida of Troy, IL, 1 sister; Linda Ritter and husband Bob of Stilwell, OK, Special Friend; John Guinn of Westville, OK. 5 grandchildren, Crystal, Brandy, Aaron, Danny, and Amy. 7 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive her.

Funeral services were held, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bruce Von Wald and Bro. Audie Vaughan officiating. Interment followed in the Stilwell City Cemetery under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home. (MillieBelle)




Stilwell Cemetery


Adair County

Oklahoma, USA