|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2007|
From the October 10, 2007, edition of The Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)
DAVENPORT - Beverly J. Nelson died peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2007, at Ridgecrest Village after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday (today) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Ridgecrest Foundation, Beacon of Hope Hospice or the Quad Cities Celiac Support Group in care of Genesis West.
Beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and community volunteer, Beverly Joyce Nelson was born in Davenport in 1926 to the late Elmo and Ruth Howard. She graduated from Davenport High School in 1945. Beverly married James Nelson at Davenport First Presbyterian Church in 1948. She worked at Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and later was a full-time homemaker.
Beverly was an active volunteer at both the Genesis West and Davenport Medical Center Auxiliaries and a dedicated member of the Quad-Cities Sweet Adelines Barbershop Chorus, Newcomb Presbyterian Church and Aglow women's bible fellowship.
Those left to honor her memory are her devoted husband, Jim; daughter Linda Baratte and her husband Jim, Summit, N.J., daughter LuAnn Boss and her husband Steve, Waterloo, Iowa; son Randy Nelson and his wife Sue, Valparaiso, Fla.; ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She is survived as well by her brothers Glenn Howard, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Gary Howard, Bettendorf.
Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com.
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