Beverly Jean Earnest, 63 of Rockford, died Thursday, June 21, 2012 at her home. Beverly was born October 15, 1948 in Lansing, Michigan, the daughter of Christian and Dorothy (Carter) Bentley. She was a graduate of Big Rapids High School. Surviving are her children, William (Vanessa) Hess of Grand Rapids, Darrel Hess of Baldwin, Warren (Barbie) Drayton of Big Rapids, Betty Myszak of Lexington, Kentucky; sisters, Juanita (Michael) Crooks of Morley, Lorinda (Richard) Lytle of Sears, Roberta (Phillips) Sprague of Sheridan, Leah Finney of Rockford, Laura Stahle of Cedar Springs; brothers, Richard (Ruth) Bentley of Baldwin, Alan (Bunny) Bean of Hopewell, Virginia; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Sharlene Bentley and Marjorie Winston; brothers, William and James Bentley. Services were held Saturday, June 23 at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs. Rev. Frank Parker officiating.
Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs