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Phyllis Besta Mays

Female 1936 - 1982  (46 years)


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  • Name Phyllis Besta Mays 
    Born 19 Jan 1936  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Apr 1982  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Apr 1982  Wamego City Cemetery, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1269  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 

    Father Albert P Besta,   b. 23 Sep 1907, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1997, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Agnes Sarah Reser Startup Besta,   b. 21 Feb 1891, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1985, Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1926  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Anniversary- Besta, Albert and Agnes
    Anniversary- Besta, Albert and Agnes
    Albert Bestas Married 40 Years
    Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta of Wamego celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at the TradeWinds Cafe in Wamego Saturday night with their relatives and friends.

    Mr. and Mrs. Besta are the parents of five children. All except their son, Averill Startup of Aspen, Colorado, were able to attend.
    Anniversary- Besta, Albert and Agnes 2
    Anniversary- Besta, Albert and Agnes 2
    MR. AND MRS. BESTA
    Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta, Wamego, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Sunday, Feb. 1 in the Knights of Columbus Hall in Wamego.

    Friends and relatives are invited to call between 2 and 4 p.m. The couple requests that no gifts be presented.

    Hosts for the reception will be their children, Averill Startup, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; Mrs. Velma Colter and Mrs. Helen Richard, Topeka; Mrs. Marie Brazzle and Mrs. Phyllis Mays, Wamego.

    Mr. and Mrs. Besta were married Feb. 6,1926 in Topeka and have lived in the Wamego community 40 years. They have 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norman E Mays 
    Married 26 Aug 1961  Wells Creek, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Mays Schooler
     2. Ronald Mays
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 11:13:19 
    Family ID F5341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Mays, Phyllis
    Obituary- Mays, Phyllis
    Mrs. Phyllis Mays
    WAMEGO Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Stewart Funeral Home here for Mrs. Phyllis Mays, 46, Wamego, who died Friday at a Topeka hospital. She had cancer and was ill several years.

    She was born Jan. 19, 1936, at Rossville, the daughter of Albert and Agnes Reser Besta, and lived in the Wamego community all her life.

    Mrs. Mays was a bakery manager for Dyers IGA at Wamego.

    She married Norman E. Mays Aug. 26, 1961, at Wells Creek United Church of Christ, southeast of Wamego. He survives.

    Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Schooler, Topeka; a son, Ronald Mays, of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta, Wamego; three sisters, Mrs. Velma Colter and Mrs. Helen Richard, both of Topeka, and Mrs. Marie Brazzle, Wamego; a brother, Averill Startup, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; and three grandsons.

    Burial will be in Wamego City Cemetery. Mrs. Mays will lie in state from 1 to 7 p.m. today, when the casket will be closed at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Phyllis Mays memorial fund in care of the funeral home.
    Birth- Besta, Phyllis
    Birth- Besta, Phyllis
    A daughter was born, Sunday, January 19, to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta.