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Cynthia Joan Whitlock Beshore
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1950
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 2011
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Cynthia Joan Whitlock Beshore, 60, was born July 18, 1950, in Hutchinson and died July 7, 2011, at Hospice House of Reno County. In October 2008, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She fought for 2 years and 8 months, but peacefully lost her battle.

She was a Nickerson resident from 1969 through 2003 working in the community as a Girl Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, youth leader, Chamber of Commerce member, Idona Club member, and as a secretary for Nickerson High School.

She graduated from McPherson High School in 1968. She received her BA from Sterling College in 1990. In 2005 she earned her Masters in Education from Baker University. She was honored to accept the 2009-2010 Davis Foundation "Teacher of the Year" award.

She was a teacher for USD 308 from 1990-2010. Her first job was at the Reno County Juvenile Detention Center for two years. For the last eighteen years she has taught English (specifically writing) to 7th graders at HMS-7 (old Sherman Jr. High School).

Her survivors include her father, Pete Whitlock, Hutchinson; mother, Elizabeth Joan Whitlock, Hutchinson; brother, Chris Whitlock, Savannah, Georgia; sisters, Cathy McBride, Las Vegas, Nevada, Cheryl Thompson, Towanda, Kansas; son, Matthew Lambert, Hutchinson; daughters, Molly McGaughey and husband Robert, Manhattan, Hannah Beshore, Hutchinson; and grandson, Nicholas McGaughey, Manhattan.

Funeral service will be Saturday, July 9, 2011 at The Fox Theatre in Hutchinson. Friends may sign the book 1-9 pm Friday at Elliott Mortuary. The casket will remain closed. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ms. Beshore cordially invites all former students to the last Pony Treat. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Hospice of Reno County or to the HMS-7 memorial project in care of the mortuary.

Memorial Park Cemetery
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Created by: delkan
Record added: Jul 08, 2011
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Cynthia Joan <i>Whitlock</i> Beshore
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Cynthia Joan <i>Whitlock</i> Beshore
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- MHS Class of 1968
 Added: Jul. 9, 2011

- delkan
 Added: Jul. 8, 2011

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