Beverly Mae Bates McCann of Arvada, CO went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2021 at 7:32am. She was 84 years old. Beverly passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home while recovering from a surgery for a bowel obstruction a week earlier.
Beverly Mae Bates was the daughter of Stanley and Boneda Bates. She was born on December 17, 1936 in Sioux City, Iowa. Beverly attended Sioux City schools and graduated from East High in the midyear class on January 21, 1955. After graduation, Beverly worked for Iowa Public Service where she met her husband of 48 years. Timothy Ivan McCann. The two were married at First Assembly of God Church on August 4, 1973 where Beverly had been a member for a number of year, had played the saxophone with the worship team and acquired many wonderful friends she had met in the women's ministries she participated in. The couple were blessed with their daughter Jill on March 16, 1977. Jill was the light of her parent's lives. The family accepted a transfer to Denver, Colorado on January 1, 1980 with the Burlington Northern Railroad and made their home in Lakewood, CO
Beverly loved being a wife, mother and grandmother. Spending time with her grandson, Bradley (8) and Jakey (5) was her happiest place. Bev loved attending all sporting events her husband and her daughter were involved in. She loved sewing and utilized her talents to make costumes for her daughter's ice skating shows.
Beverly was an avid reader and loved to study the Bible. She was devoted to the women's study groups at Frist Assemble in Sioux City, Calvary Temple in Denver and Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada where she seldom missed a Sunday service and will be greatly missed by her church family and friends.
Beverly is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Timothy McCann, her daughter Jill (Matt), grandson Bradley (8) and Jake (5), her sister Joyce of Loveland, CO and sister Judy of Hinton, IA. In addition to her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by her brother Gordon of Casper, WY
Friends and Family are invited to join Beverly's visitation which will be held at 9am, Monday, July 5, 2021 at Aspen Arvada Chapel, 6370 Union St. Friends and family are welcome to join in her memorial service at 10am and her burial service at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
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Published by Colorado Community Media on Jul. 8, 2021.