Beverley J. Graham, 87, of Ottumwa, died at 8:43 a.m. July 31, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.
She was born February 13, 1933 in Ottumwa to Charles Felix and Madge Patsey Graham.
Beverley was a 1950 graduate of Ottumwa High School, a graduate of Ottumwa Heights College and from art school. She was an artist and two of her paintings were selected for the John Morrell & Co Christmas cards in 1he early 1950s.
Beverley was a pen pal with many over the years, collecting famous autographs.
Beverley had been a member of the Church of the Brethren.
She is survived by nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Graham Jr. and John “Jack” Keith Graham; two sisters, Donna Evans and Wanda Graham.
Visitation begins at 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 5th, at Reece Funeral Home with the family present one hour prior to the service.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Jeremy Skinner officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
For those not able to be inside the funeral home with the family during the service, you may watch the funeral from the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page.