Obituary of Beverly J. Brind

Beverly Jean Brind age 78, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021, at her home. She was born May 2, 1943, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of John Eugene Hurd and Flossie Eva Hall Hurd.

In earlier years, Beverly had worked at Mid-Western Distribution, Extrusions and Peerless.

She married Ed Brind on June 14, 1980. Following their marriage, they made their home for a short time in Ohio and later in Springfield, Missouri. While in Springfield, Beverly was employed as a secretary for a lumber yard.

Following Ed’s death on August, 17, 1997, Beverly returned to Ft. Scott where she was employed for a few years at Sekan Printing. She enjoyed fishing and dancing and in her younger years, water skiing. She loved working in her yard and tending her flowers, taking the occasional trip to the casino and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Sherri Johnson, of Ft. Scott, Steve Johnson, of Salina, Kansas, Twila Russell, of Joplin, Missouri and Kelly Black also of Ft. Scott; a step-son, Eric Brind, of Springfield, Missouri and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren

. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Johnson, three brothers, Harold “Dutch” Hurd, Johnny Hurd and Willis “Doc” Hurd and a sister, Marilyn Fowler.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, August 19th at the Centerville Cemetery near Devon, Kansas.

Family and friends may meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel prior to leaving for the cemetery on Thursday at 10:15 A.M.

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

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