Beverly Fae George, age 82, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018, at her home.
She was born January 22, 1936, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Harvey Henry Loy and Goldie Agnes Turner Loy.
Beverly graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1953. She married Delbert Lee George on August 1, 1953, at El Paso, Texas.
In earlier years, Beverly worked as a bookkeeper for Litwin’s and then Hinkley Beverage. She later worked in customer service for Ennis Business forms where she retired in 2001. In addition to working at Ennis, Beverly also served as bookkeeper for Country Cupboard for over thirty years.
She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially when celebrating the Fourth of July. She had been a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ since the age of three. She faithfully served her church as Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, Board Secretary, Treasurer and Historian.
Survivors include her three children, Cynthia Crown and husband, Darrell, of Parsons, Kansas, Anthony George of Ft. Scott and Ellaine Ericson and husband, John, also of Ft. Scott; seven grandchildren, Joshua Crown, Kevin Crown and wife, Lyndsey, Zachary George and wife, Allie, Derek George, Bethany O’Brien and husband, Aaron, David Ericson and Jonah Ericson and two great-grandchildren, Samantha George and Quaid O’Brien with one more great-grandson, Hoyt George on the way. Also surviving are special in-laws, Ken Fortney, Herbert Miller, Shirlee Mayfield, Cleta Mayfield, Jay & Mauritta Mayfield and Mary and Jim Cullor as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Delbert, preceded her in death on May 5, 1983. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Nelson, Willard, Henry, Olan, and Roscoe Loy and two sisters, Myrtle Strader and Selma Fortney.
Rev. Reed Hartford will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 2nd at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.