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 Betty Rosalie <I>Gibbons</I> Malan

Betty "Rosalie" Gibbons Malan

Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Death 26 Oct 2009 (aged 81)
Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Burial Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 62042619 · View Source
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Betty Rosalie Gibbons was born to Bob Gibbons and Lois Caldonia Bullington Gibbons on July 2 1928 in Granby, Newton County Missouri. She was the first grandchild of Monroe Bullington and Rosa Van Horn Shull Bullington.

The only child of Bob and Lois, she married Everett Andrew Malan on Sept 26 1926 and together had one child, Stuart Andrew Malan.

She died on October 30, 2009 in Arkansas City, Kansas.


B. Rosalie Malan, 81, of Arkansas City, died Monday (October 26, 2009) at the South Central Kansas Regional Medical Center of Arkansas City. Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday (October 30, 2009) in the Riverview Cemetery. Pastor Ted Brown will officiate. Cremation has been effected.
Rosalie was born August 2, 1928, at Granby, Missouri, to Bob Guy and Lois C. (Bullington) Gibbons. She was reared and educated in Cassville, Missouri. She attended Missouri State Universtiy and later graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1957. Rosalie married Everett Andrew Malan on August 6, 1950 in Cassville. The couple made their home in Marshfield and Pierce City before moving to Arkansas City in 1957. She was a homemaker but did teach home economics while living in Pierce City. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.
Rosalie was a member of the Arkansas City Junior College (Cowley College) Faculty Dames, Ark City Literacy Council, a member of Project Independence and was instrumental in the development of the Cowley County Developmental Services.
Survivors include one son Stuart Andrew Malan of Arkansas City; a sister-in-law Phyllis Henderson of Monet, Missouri, several nieces and nephews, and many close friends and neighbors in Arkansas City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband.

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  • Created by: Sarah Capps
  • Added: 23 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62042619
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Betty "Rosalie" Gibbons Malan (2 Aug 1928–26 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62042619, citing Riverview Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Capps (contributor 46927696) .