Beverly Conaway (1934 - 2014)

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Beverly Conaway
Evansville, IN
Beverly A. Conaway, 79, of Evansville passed away at 9:17 pm, Sunday, February 16, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Beverly was born February 20, 1934 in Evansville, Indiana the daughter of the late Elvin and Mabel (Neuffer) French. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Beverly was employed at the Visiting Nursing Association and worked at Baer Fabrics as a sales clerk for 17 years. She was a beautiful loving mother and caring wife. She was known for always being ready to go and enjoyed spending time with her many friends playing games and cards. She was the oldest founding member of her Clabber Club of 50 years. She and her husband Raymond loved to travel. Beverly's favorite hobby was sewing and she was a semi-professional and wonderful seamstress.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Raymond C. Conaway of 32 years; daughters, DiAnna Jakust (Norman) of Sineca, SC and Donna Hodge of Evansville, IN; son, Darryl Lee Cruz of Evansville, IN; stepson, Brad Conaway (Glynda) of Nebo, KY; stepdaughter, Kimberly Waterbury (Bill) of Chandler, IN; sisters, Patricia Fuquay and Sherry Hume both of Evansville, IN; several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank her doctors, nurses and aids who cared for her at St. Mary's Medical Center and the wonderful staff at River Pointe Health Campus.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, stepfather, Clifton McCandless, son, David Cruz, and first husband, James Cruz.
Funeral Services will be held at 6 pm, Friday, February 21, 2014 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Father Ted Tempel officiating. Burial will be private.
Friends may call from 4 pm until 6 pm, Friday, February 21, 2014 at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to VNA Plus Home Care & Hospice, 610 Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47713.
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5330 Washington Avenue  Evansville, IN 47715
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Published in Courier Press on Feb. 20, 2014