Beverly Jones Hebbert , 91, of Casper, passed away Friday October 1st, 2021.
Bev was born August 31st, 1930 at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Ottumwa, IA to Chloie Louise Davis and Chester Earl Jones of southeast Iowa. She grew up with her older sister, Helen, during the Great Depression. She rode a pony to school every day with her sister and had fond memories of growing up in a farming community.
Bev graduated from high school in Ravenna, Nebraska in 1949 where she was a cheerleader and loved twirling her baton. Right after graduation she got a job working at Northwestern Bell Telephone. While working she attended a Bible College where she met her husband, George Hebbert. They were married June 22nd, 1952. They lived in Des Moines Iowa until their two children, Steven and Randal, were born and then decided to move to Casper, WY.
Beverly started working for the telephone company in Casper, where she stayed for 31 years. She worked her way up to 2nd line management and become very involved in the community. She served on many local boards. She was the first woman to be chairman of the Natrona County United Way’s fund drive. She was appointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission and was chairman for the 2nd year. She received the “Boss of the Year Award” by the United States Jaycees, and in 1988 received “Person of the Year Award” as a representative of the Casper Chamber of Commerce. Along with many other accomplishments, Bev was involved in many social groups and loved getting together and having fun with friends and family.
During her active retirement years, Bev enjoyed going to church, socializing with friends in the Bessemer Bend area, spending time with family, and golfing. She is survived by two children: Steven (Bev) Hebbert and Randal Hebbert. She is also survived by three grandchildren (Travis (Stacy) Hebbert, Anna (Luis) La Torre, Kayla (Aaron) Fackelman) and 5 great-grandchildren (Kit Stokes, Lillyanna Fackelman, Paulo La Torre, Tiago La Torre, and Ellie Hebbert). She is preceded in death by her husband, George Hebbert, parents, Earl and Chloie Jones, and sister, Hellen Heller. A service will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home Tuesday, October 12th at 11:00 AM, with burial following at Highland Cemetery. The family requests that donations be made in Bev’s name to Central Wyoming Hospice.
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