Beverley Jean Farver, 97, of Angola died Thursday March 25, 2021 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Angola. Beverley was born in rural Hudson Indiana March 1, 1924 to the late Frank H. and Violet V. (Blaine) Cook. She attended Hudson and Pleasant Lake schools, graduating in 1942 from Angola High School. On June 2nd 1944 she married Earl H. Farver at the Baptist Church in Auburn Indiana, and since that time they had made their home in Nevada Mills Indiana. Beverley was a member of the Nevada Mills United Methodist Church for
many years and later the Jamestown Missionary Church. She enjoyed crocheting hand towels which were sold in local stores. She was an avid genealogist and antique dealer owning her own antique shop since 1975 in Nevada Mills. She was a friend to many, a loving wife, mother, grandmother. Everyone that knew Beverley found her hard working, caring and selfless. She had an avid curiosity for life that remained to the end. In the past 7 years Beverley had several stays in area nursing homes each time defying the odds and returning home. She spent the last 7 months of her life in her own home under the care of very special people from Home-Sweet-Home, Heartland Hospice, friends and family.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, loving husband Earl, five brothers, Russell; Robert; Oakley; Kenneth and Richard; five sisters, Dolores (Dirrim); Mary (Garton); Edna Mae; Madge (Webb) and Thelma (Arhens).
She leaves behind one son, Jeffry R. (Carolyn) Farver of Lagrange, IN; one daughter Mary Le'ann (Hugh) Close of Jimmerson Lake, two grandsons, Todd (Kristi) Farver of Lagrange IN and Anthony (Jasmine) Close of Jakarta Indonesia, two granddaughters Leah J. Close of Fort Wayne and Kathryn (Anthony Rai) Close of Hobbs, NM; three great grandchildren, Zander Farver; Chad (Jenna) Olds and Kody (Renee) Olds and 5 great great grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday April 7th, 2021 at H. E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home 108 S. West Street Angola IN 46703 with visitation at 12pm and funeral service at 1pm. Pastor Tracey Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont IN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Steuben County Humane Society or Gideons International.
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Community Humane Society of Steuben County
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