Beverley June Colvard of Sylva, N.C., passed away suddenly on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, after a period of declining health.

She was the daughter of the late Rufus and Lucy Stacey. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Gene Delvis Stacey and Robert Lee Stacey; and one sister, Evelyn Stacey.

Beverley is survived by one brother, Joe Mack Stacey of Cullowhee, N.C.; one son, Bob Richeson of Whitehaven, Pa.; and three daughters, Kim Hooten of Jacksonville, Fla., Dana Gallagher of Cullowhee, N.C., and Nikole Fortner also of Cullowhee, N.C.; along with her 10 loved grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Beverley enjoyed working with special needs adults and later assisting with senior citizens. She cherished spending time with her family, gardening and being outdoors.

Funeral services were held at Johns Creek Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Lavin officiating.