Beverly J. Knight, 73, of Alton, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Monday January 13, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
She was born on September 15, 1940 in Covington, KY, the daughter of the late Theodore and Elsie (Vallandingham) Nevels.
She married Alvin C. Knight on December 15, 1969 in Clayton, MO. He survives.
Beverly worked as a cashier for Walgreens Restaurant and volunteered at the 5A’s and PTA when her children were in school.
In addition to her husband, Alvin, she is also survived by five children, Robin Wilburn and her companion, Jim Moore of Alton, Melody Hodges of East Alton, Steve and Maureen Knight of East Alton, Tammy and Gary Koenig of Jerseyville and Shannon and Greg Boucher of Grafton; 12 grandchildren, Jason, Curtis, Derrick, Christine, Doo, Chris, Zach, Brenden, Ambria, Austin, Maddie and Reese; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were through Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.