Beverly Evans

Obituary of Beverly L. Evans

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Beverly L. Evans, age 71, of Upper Deerfield Township passed away quietly at home on Tuesday morning, March 6, 2012 following a long battle with breast cancer. An Upper Deerfield Township resident for the past 25 years, she was a Bridgeton area resident most of her life. Beverly was born in Bridgeton on July 22, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Willard Scott and Helen Daughady Scott Swift and the stepdaughter of the late Archie Swift. She was the wife of James L. Evans, Jr. who served as her caretaker at home along with Hospice. Before her retirement she was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Cumberland Manor in Hopewell Township for 27 years and had also previously worked at the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in Bridgeton in the Accounting Department. Beverly was a member of the Woodruff United Methodist Church where she had sung in the church choir. Music was an important part of her life along with writing poetry. A graduate of the Bridgeton High School Class of 1958, she was also selected to sing with the New Jersey All-State Chorus. She also enjoyed reading, dining out and visiting with friends and relatives. In addition to her husband of 40 years, Jim, she is survived by two sons, James L. Evans, III (Denise) of Florida and Brian Scott Evans of Bridgeton; two grandchildren, Victoria (Tori) Elizabeth Evans of FL and Brendan Scott Evans of SC; three sisters, Janet Riley (Tom) of Pacific City, OR, Cynthia Olsen (Ray) of Eagleville, PA and Bebe Dunn (Roy) of Parrottsville, TN and many nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at the Woodruff United Methodist Church, Landis Avenue, Upper Deerfield Township on Monday, March 12th at 11 AM. Cremation and inurnment took place at Laurel Lawn Crematory in Upper Deerfield Township. In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions in Beverly's memory be made to South Jersey Healthcare Hospice Care, P.O. Box 160, Bridgeton, NJ 08302. Arrangements are under the direction of the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, Upper Deerfield Township. Written condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Monday, March 12, 2012
Woodruff U.M. Church, Upper Deerfield Township, NJ
Upper Deerfield
Township, New Jersey, United States
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