Born and raised in Chicago, Beverly was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and the Citizen’s Police Academy of Kansas City, Mo. She worked for Carver Christian Academy in Kansas City; Shawnee Mission Christian School, Westwood, Kan.; and Mission Oaks Christian School in Kansas City. She served as a before- and after-school care attendant, substitute teacher for kindergarten through 12th grade, and camp counselor for many years.
She is known by many through her acts of kindness, words of affirmation, and loving and giving heart.
She is survived by her husband, Webster, whom she married in 1965 in Germany; their children, David, Karen Williams, LaSandra, and Crystal; and five grandchildren.
A funeral will be held on Thursday, April 17 at Grace Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo. Visitation will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m.
ALBION, Ind.—Ruth Hopewell, longtime missionary, died on April 4. She was 90.
STANWOOD, Wash.—Ralph “Rus” Edwin Waud, a retired pastor, died Nov. 22, 2013. He was 92.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Joseph Balbach, who pastored several churches in Michigan, died on March 24 at age 92.
FULLERTON, Neb.—Roy Cupples, a church planter with Baptist Church Planters, died on March 7.
CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Richard Engle, retired professor of Old Testament, Languages, and Literature at Baptist Bible Seminary, died March 9.