Beverly J. Herring, 85

Posted on June 30, 2015

Beverly J. Herring, 85, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2015, at Wesleyan Health and Rehab in Marion.
The daughter of the late Glen and Beatrice (Stephenson) Briles, she was born April 14, 1930, in Blackford County.
She married Robert Herring on Dec. 27, 1947, in Upland; he survives. They made their home in Monroe Township.
Beverly enjoyed her work with Eastbrook Schools, retiring in 1990 after 23 years as a cook at the Upland and Matthews elementary schools.
She attended Brookhaven Wesleyan Church in Marion. In addition to cooking for the children at school, she enjoyed cooking for family and friends.
Survivors include her husband of more than 67 years, Robert Herring; two sons, Michael (Carol) Herring of Keystone, David (Cheryl) Herring of Hamilton, Ohio; a daughter, Susan (Bob) Southworth of Upland; a brother, Steve Briles of Hartford City; two sisters, Rita (Jerry) Morris of Texas, and Beth (Ron) Bennett of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by siblings Bill Briles, John Briles and Joan Conner.
A service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2 at Jones-Smith Funeral Home in Upland with the Rev. Robert VanCise officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Jefferson Cemetery in Upland.
Memorials may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 1385 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN 46952-1913.
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