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Beverly Williams

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Beverly Williams

Place of birth: Taunton, Mass

Religious affiliation: Christian

Bev enlisted in the Navy in 1950 at Great Lakes Illinois Training Center, then to the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christie, Texas where she met her husband, Jack.  Married in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 23rd, 1953, they later moved to Louisville, Ky. where their only daughter, Missy (Ann Currie) was born in 1962.   Jack’s job brought them to Lexington in 1967.  Bev and Jack were members of Southland Christian Church.  Bev enjoyed playing golf, sitting by her pool, flower gardening, traveling and going out to eat with family and friends.   She began a home health care business to carry out her mission of helping families care for their loved ones in their homes.  She tirelessly cared for many who became like family to her.  Her grand-daughter Maggie continues the business in her honor.

Funeral Notice Detail

Bev passed peacefully Saturday, August 19th, at the VA Medical Center.  She was the wife of John Carl(Jack) Williams, mother of Missy (John) Schmidt, grandmother(momsie) to Emily (Alex) Riddle and Maggie Schmidt.   Survived by siblings Ruth Stafford, George (Chris) Black, Helen Parenteau, Rose (Allen) Gould, and Jimmy Black; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Preceded in death by parents: William and Helen(Currie) Black, siblings Billy Black, Dorothy Nason and Robert Black. Beverly was blessed with a life-long friend who was like a sister, Dorothy J. Carter. Special thanks to friends Elizabeth Calhoun and Gwen Babbage for the love and care they shared with her.   We want to thank the staff at VA Cooper Drive for their excellent care and compassion.  Dr. Wilson, his team and all the nurses (2nd floor PCU and 5th floor) were so helpful and kind during a very tough time.   We will celebrate Beverly's life at 6:30 pm with a reception/visitation following the service.   Burial will be at a later date at Camp Nelson Cemetery. 

A Memorial Service will be held at

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home

3421 Harrodsburg Rd

Lexington , KY 40513

On: Aug 23, 2017 — At: 6:30 PM

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