|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1906|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 1999|
East Baton Rouge Parish
Evelyn Campbell Beven, a resident of Baton Rouge since 1931, died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, at her home. She was 93, born Feb. 26, 1906, in New Orleans, and was a former resident of Norwood.
She is survived by a sister, Mae Campbell Frink; two sons, Michael Beven, D.V.M., and Terence Beven, M.D.; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth O'Shea Beven; three grandchildren, John Lansing BevenII, Ph.D., Miami, William O'Shea Beven and wife Marie McQuillen Beven and Lynn Beven Atkins; great-grandchildren, Eileen Nicole Beven and Anthony Kyle Beven, Vancouver, Wash., Evelyn Beven Atkins and husband Victor, and John Matthew Atkins, New Orleans.
She was predeceased and is survived by several nephews, nieces, grand-nephews and grand-nieces, for whom she had great affection. She was preceded in death by her parents, May Fielding Sebastian Campbell and Robert Grace Campbell; a sister, Lillie Campbell Witcher; two brothers, Robert Campbell and Will West Campbell; and her husband, John Lansing Beven, M.D.
She was a graduate of Newcomb College with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a graduate of Tulane University with a master's degree in social work. She worked in the Emergency Relief Administration in Baton Rouge. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames of the 17th Century and the Woman's Club. She served as the second president of the East Baton Rouge Medical Society Alliance. She was a member of the American Medical Association and Louisiana State Medical Society Alliance. She was a past member of Philistoria and a past member of the board of the Protestant Orphanage. She was active in St. James Church. The American Red Cross and Care for the Child were among her favorite charities.
Obituary published in The Advocate, (Baton Rouge, La.) - November 29, 1999, page 4-B.
John Lansing Beven (1902 - 1978)*
East Feliciana Parish
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
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