|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 2012|
Alta Jeannine Bransgrove, 82, of Liberal, Kansas was born on September 14, 1929 to Ira and Opal (Hyatt) Palmer in Roby, Texas. She passed from this life on February 15, 2012 in Beaver, Oklahoma.
Alta was raised in Bledsoe, Texas where she graduated as Valedictorian at the age of 17 in 1946. She attended Wayland Baptist in Plainview, Texas. After receiving her teaching degree she taught school in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Hazwell, Colorado. Alta met and married Laurence Bransgrove while teaching in Colorado. The couple had two sons and in 1964 they made their home in Liberal, Kansas. In addition to raising her sons and making a home for her family Alta worked at JCPenny's and JoLee's Children's Store during her years in Liberal. She loved playing cards and especially loved playing dominos.
Alta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Alan, and her great-grandson, Tanner Strickland.
She is survived by her son, Gene Bransgrove and his wife Cindy of Balko, OK, five grandchildren, Cassandra Strickland and her husband Daniel of Liberal, Chad and Cory Bransgrove both of Balko, Austin Bransgrove of New York, and Christopher Bransgrove of Littleton, CO, great-grandson, Cooper Strickland, and a daughter-in-law, Karen Bransgrove of Littleton, CO.
The family has requested memorials given in Alta's name be given to the First Southern Baptist Church, 621 N Western, Liberal, KS 67901.
Ira N. Palmer (1906 - 1984)
Opal M. Palmer (1909 - 1996)
Laurence A. Bransgrove (1917 - 1996)
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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