Floral 24

Beverly Milligan

August 26, 1942 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 78)


Beverly Milligan, age 78, of Brookfield, died Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Life Care Center in Brookfield.

Services are pending at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield.

Beverly Ann, daughter of Charles Roscoe and Hazel Ethel (Powell) Anspaugh, was born August 26, 1942, in Chula.

Beverly worked at various jobs around the Brookfield and Marceline area. She worked at Elliot Jewelry during the holiday rush seasons, Mart Drug for many years, The Daily News, St. Francis Hospital, Bob’s IGA, Ri-Mar, Whitaker Cable and as a receptionist at Community Medical Associates in Brookfield.                         

She was a member of Bear Branch United Methodist Church in Purdin.

Beverly married Kenneth Ray “Buck” Burns in 1960. Their union resulted in 3 daughters: Julie, Jennifra and Joycelyn. Beverly later married Daymon Milligan in 1986. Both preceded her in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Julie Ann and Harold Neblock of Marceline, Jennifra Jones of Braymer, and Joycelyn Rae and D.J. McCollum of Auxvasse; eight grandchildren, Miranda and T.J. Mandle of Pratt, KS, Joshua and Krista Neblock, Zachary and Tricia Neblock of Marceline, Jennifra and Michael Brown of Brookfield, Steven and Ashley Burns of Ashland, Nickolas McCollum of Kansas City, Robert McCollum of Golden, CO and Emily Jones of Purdin ; eighteen great-grandchildren, Grayson, Charlie, Nora and Leo Mandl of Pratt, KS, Lennox, Gemma and Jett Neblock, Ellie, Maverick and Ace Neblock all of Marceline, Mathew and Caleb Brown of Brookfield, Lily and Ian Burns of Ashland, Mo, Kayleigh Buhl of Illinios, Raelyn and Rhory McCollum of Auxvasse, Mo, Riddick McCollum of Maquoketa, IA; one brother, Marvin Anspaugh of Liberty; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one infant great-grandson, Alexander Ryan Brown; and ten brothers and sisters, Conrad Anspaugh, Don Anspaugh, Nelson Anspaugh, Bob Anspaugh, Ronald Sonny Anspaugh, Betty Green, Virginia Allen, Sharon Coram, Norma Manship, and Jeanette Hines.             

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Beverly Milligan, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Beverly Milligan
© 2020 Wright Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy