Beverly Ann (Bowling) Contakos

November 6, 1937 ~ August 19, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Beverly Ann (Bowling) Contakos, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 19, 2023 in Granbury, Texas.

Funeral is 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 25, 2023 at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur with burial at Thurmon-Fairview Cemetery in New Fairview.

Pastor Lindsay Luedeker will officiate.

Beverly was born November 6, 1937 in Decatur, Texas to Lawrence L. and Isabelle Annie (Teague) Bowling. She attended Decatur Baptist College and was a member of Waples Baptist Church in Granbury, Texas. Beverly was a life time believer and servant of the Lord, including 10 years of missionary service in Greece.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Isabelle Bowling; and her husband of 58 years, Chris Contakos, Sr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Chris Contakos, Jr. and wife Jane of Allen; her daughter, Kimberly Taylor of Granbury; loving “Yia Yia” to 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Gary Bowling, Robby Bowling and Rickey Bowling; 2 nephews, and 1 niece; extended family members and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to

Waples Baptist Church 1200 Temple Hall Hwy Granbury, Texas 76049 in Beverly Contakos name

Heart to Heart Foundation 1200 W. Henderson St. Suite 1 Cleburne, Texas 76033

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Funeral Service
August 25, 2023

10:00 AM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Decatur
405 E Main St
Decatur, Texas 76234-1513

Interment following funeral service
August 25, 2023

Thurmond Fairview Cemetery
FM 2264
Rhome, TX 76078


Waples Baptist Church
1200 Temple Hall Hwy, Granbury TX 76049

Heart to Heart
1200 W. Henderson St. Suite 1, Cleburne TX 76033


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