Beverly (Bittle) Ponder

August 18, 1958 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 61)








Beverly Ponder, 61, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born August 18, 1958 in Boonville, Missouri, the daughter of the late Alfred Ewing Bittle and Trellis Allene (Nichols) Bittle.  On February 14, 1997 in Miami, Oklahoma she was united in marriage to Phil Ponder who survives of the home.

 Other survivors include,

 Daughter, ShyAnn Ponder

 Two Sons, Bryan Duncan; Brandon Duncan; Grandson, Bronson Duncan

 Brothers, Delmar Bittle (Mary Jane); Jim Bittle (Francis); Tom Bittle (Mary Helen); Curt Bittle (Laura); Jerry Bittle (Liz)

 Sister, Ruth Parkes

 Her parents, a brother, Larry Bittle, and a brother in law, Dennis Parkes preceded her in death.

 Beverly was employed with the state of Missouri with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Beverly enjoyed camping, family functions and dearly loved being with her friends.

 Visitation will be Friday, March 20, 2020 frim 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Phillips funeral Home of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 PM with Chaplain Jeremy Caudel officiating.

Private Family Interment will be held at a later date.

 Memorials in her name are suggested In Care of the Family.

 Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.   

Due to current CDC recommendations, funerals are classified as a public gathering and are here by now limited to 49 people or less.  The family has requested that friends please attend the visitation and funeral service will be for the family only.    

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March 20, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Memorial Service
March 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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