Beverly Jean Kinard was born January 11, 1937 in Mountain Home, Idaho and went to be with her Lord on January 22, 2019 in Mariana, Florida, surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was a remarkable woman who enjoyed reading and traveling the United States. She came to Florida from California in 1979 where she married the love of her life in Lake Tahoe, Allen K. Kinard, for thirty-nine amazing years. She loved to sew and cook for her family, but mostly loved spending precious time with them. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Grand Ridge, Florida. Beverly was a very intelligent lady who taught school for children and adults for over forty years before retiring. She will be deeply missed by all of her friends and family.
Beverly is survived by her loving husband of thirty-nine years, Allen K. Kinard; three sons, Thomas Lepper (Robin) of California, Albert Lepper of Oregon, and Allen Kinard (Donna) of Grand Ridge, FL; one daughter, Rebecca Kinard of Sneads, FL; one sister Dorothy Lee Miller “Dot” of Livingston, Montana; six grandchildren, Jeff Lepper, Lee Lepper, Russell Lepper, Billy Kinard, Michael Kinard, and Aaron Kinard; eight great grandchildren Jacob, Gabrielle “Gabby”, Holden, Damien, Diesel, Adelynne, Ezrah, and Isabella.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Edgar Long and Bertie Lee Ervin; and one sister.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM CST with Rev. James Swafford officiating. Visitation with family and friends will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home on January 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM CST. Interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery in Grand Ridge, FL.