Franklin D. Beverly

BEVERLY Franklin D. Beverly, age 78, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday December 5, 2012. He retired from AT&T after 30 years of faithful service. Franklin was also ordained as a Deacon since the 1970's and helped start Chapel Hill Free Will Baptist Church in Grove City. He had two loves, his family and The Lord. He was good with his hands, and loved to garden. Franklin is preceded in death by his brother Kilby Davis. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Janice (Hayes) Beverly; children, Cheri (Bill) Hayes, Debra (Dave) Paxton-Welch, John (Tammy) Beverly, Ann (Ed) Jarrell; 14 grandchildren; two great- grandsons; and many extended family and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 5750 Grove City Rd., where funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Edwin Hayes officiating. Contributions may be made to Chapel Hill Church or to Impulse International Missions. Please visit to sign Franklin's online guest book or leave a special memory or photo.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 7, 2012