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Jean B. Kivlighan

Bridgewater - Jean (Beattie) Kivlighan, widow of Dennis M. Kivlighan, of Staunton, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

She was born August 22, 1912, in Old Church, the daughter of the late David and Julia Ann (Nance) Beattie.

Mrs. Kivlighan graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in Nursing and was employed by the Virginia State Health Department serving the counties of Augusta, Rockingham, and Nelson.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by brothers, David and John Beattie.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Dennis Martin, Jr., and Mary Sue Kivlighan of Staunton; two grandchildren, Mary Clayton Ver Planck and husband, Jason, of Staunton; Dennis Martin Kivlighan III and wife, Laura, of Iowa City, IA; and four great-grandchildren, Jackson Owen and Charlotte Grace Ver Planck, Henry Thomas, and Katherine "Kit" Eleanor Kivlighan.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2018, in Thornrose Cemetery by the Rev. Paul Nancarrow. The family will receive friends following the service at their home.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorials may be made to the Trinity Noon Lunch Program, Trinity Episcopal Church.
Published in The News Leader from Sept. 5 to Sept. 8, 2018
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