Beatrice Kitchens Costlow
July 4, 1925  -  September 25, 2017

Beatrice Kitchens Costlow

Morrison Funeral Directors
1015 Dumas Avenue
Dumas, TX  79029
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6 PM - 7 PM
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Funeral Service
Church of Christ
7th Ave N
Sunray, TX  79086
Friday, September 29, 2017
1:00 PM
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Northlawn Memorial Gardens
4 miles north
Dumas, TX  79029
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Dig It Bible Camp
P.O. Box 81
Sunray, TX  79086

Beatrice Kitchens Costlow, 92, of Dumas, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Sunray Church of Christ with Jonathan Zerby, minister of the church, officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 o’clock to 7 o’clock in the evening on Thursday at the Funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Beatrice was born on July 4, 1925 in Childress TX, to Sam and Pearl (Rea) Wrinkle. She grew up in Childress and graduated from Childress High School. She married George Costlow in Stanton, TX on June 17, 1967; he preceded her in death. Beatrice had worked as a credit manager for Walgreens in Midland TX, for over 31 years. She was an avid sports fan and loved to watch football and baseball. She also loved older movies and had a special taste for ice cream. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Sunray.

In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by her parents, and sisters: Peggy Mink and Sandra Nunnelley.

Beatrice is survived by her sons; Lance Kitchens and wife Sharon of Breckenridge, TX, Gary Kitchens of Talladega, Alabama; step daughters: Linda Crowley of Albuquerque, NM, Laura Hall of McKinney, TX and Judy Harden of Midland, TX; grandchildren; Rich Kitchens, Kari Kitchens, Lori Wylie, and Kayla Smeraglia; great-grandchildren: Kelton Wylie, Kade Kitchens, Abigaile Wylie, Hudson Smeraglia; sisters: Betty Benson and husband Bob of Snyder, TX, Patsy Hubanks of Childress, TX, and Annette Ray of Dumas, TX; brother; Sammy Wrinkle of Midland, TX; several nieces and nephews.

The family suggest with gratitude that memorials be made to Dig It Bible Camp, P.O. Box 81, Sunray, TX 79086.

The family will be at 700 Phillips Drive in Dumas.


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  1. Johnna Blackburn
    Junction, TX

    We are so very sorry for your loss. We all loved her and wish we could have brought mom to the funeral. Our love and prayers for all.

  2. Steve Stallings
    Stanton, TX

    Bea was a special lady. She was one of the Good Old Soreheads. I enjoyed talking with her about her family and sports. I know she will be missed but she lived a long and full life. Our prayers are with all of the family.

  3. Soundra Christy

    Game nights at our reunions will never be the same without her! Every time I play chicken foot or any domino games, I laugh at all the fun we had. She was a very special lady and will be missed by so many. God bless and comfort each one of the family. I will be there in spirit as you remember her with a lot of love and memories.

  4. Mike Killpatrick
    Kyle, TX

    Praying for you and your family during this time of loss.

  5. Sheila Timmons
    Childress, TX

    Lance & Gary--Sorry for your loss of your Sweet Mother.. I have alot of fond memories at that little house on the hill of Avenue I. I won't be at her Service but will be Praying for yall. Loveyou, Sheila

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