Beverly E. Dove, 69, of Green Ridge, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with the Rev. James Betzen officiating. Pallbearers will be Howard Simon, Leonard Kraus, Steve Dove, Joe Dove, Russell Johnson and Darrell Johnson. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Prayers of the rosary will begin at 6 p.m. Monday with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family, in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be offered online at www.mclaughlinfuneralchapel.com.
Born July 10, 1943 in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Eugene W. and Dorothy G. (Murphy) Johnson. On Nov. 7, 1970 in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Arthur David Dove, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1994.
She is survived by four children; Ronald Dove (Jennifer), of Sedalia, Ruth Ann LaBille (Richard LaBille, II), of Sedalia, Marvin Dove (Tasha), of Green Ridge and Raymond Dove, of Green Ridge; two sisters, Donna Kraus, of Pilot Grove and Judy Evans, of Marshall; three brothers, Larry Johnson, of Clinton, Gary Johnson, of Sedalia and Roger Johnson, of Marshall; and seven grandchildren, Aaron Dove, Raylynn Dove, Jove LaBille, Annastasia LaBille, Jocelyn Dove, Leila Dove and Jeremiah Dove. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Everette and Dale Johnson.
Mrs. Dove was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a homemaker. She collected bells and salt and pepper shakers. She loved gardening and canning, and raising her family.