Beverly Mae Mitchell, of Craig, died Sept. 30, 2008, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab in Craig with all of her loved ones by her side.
Beverly was born Nov. 6, 1933, in Seattle, to Elmer and Josephine Shrewsbury. She had two sisters, Betty and Marie, and a brother, Bill.
Beverly moved to California and went to nursing school. She was a very caring and nurturing nurse. She had two sons, Craig and Matthew Gearhart. She married George W. Mitchell April 3, 1965, in Orange County, Calif. She became a wife and homemaker.
She lived her life out always thinking and caring for others. Beverly always took that extra measure to ensure that all those near her felt loved and comforted.
Beverly is survived by her husband of 43 years, George Mitchell; her son, Craig and daughter-in-law Helen Gearhart; and her son, Matthew Gearhart, all of Craig; 10 grandchildren, Veronica and Stacy Gearhart of California, Wendell and Lynette Gearhart of Maui, Hawaii, Steven Burch of Steamboat Springs, Ricky Gearhart of Craig, Troy Bailey of Craig, Bobbi Gearhart of Cheyenne, Wyo., Ashley Laumb of Seattle, and Craig Jr. and Shayla Gearhart of Craig. She had five great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings.
Beverly will be loved and missed by all who knew her.
Memorial services for Beverly will be at 1 p.m. Saturday Oct. 4, at The First Congregational Church, 630 Green St., in Craig.