Obituary of Beverly Lind

Beverly Ann Lind, “Aunt Bev,” born in Blue Mound, Kansas, December 7, 1942, to Ray Everett and Virginia Maxine DeMott, in Blue Mound, Kansas, passed peacefully at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas, Saturday morning, March 6, 2021.

Bev married the love of her life Raymond “Rayme” Lind in Fort Scott, Kansas, September 1, 1972, and he preceded her in death on February 20, 2007.

Rayme and Bev enjoyed attending dirt track and Nascar races and were avid Dale Earnhardt fans. Bev loved to tell stories of all the excursions spent with Rayme to all the different Nascar tracks and enjoyed listening to and attending country music concerts along the way. Bev was well known for providing daycare for many children in Fort Scott throughout the years.

Bev is survived by her sister Janet and husband, Richard Johnson of Fort Scott, and she dearly loved her five nephews, six great-nephews, three great-nieces, three great-great nephews and one great-great niece.

In addition to her husband, Rayme, she was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Virginia DeMott, and her brother, Ronald DeMott.

Lloyd Houk will conduct graveside services at the Sunny Slope Cemetery in Blue Mound, Kansas, on Friday, March 12, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Bev has requested that all donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and may be sent to, or left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.

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