Audrey Lou Harper Beverage, 90, of Blue Grass, died Friday, May 9, 2008 at her residence. She was born February 8, 1918 at Blue Grass a daughter of the late Orion Olen and Abbie Lou (Chew) Harper.
On August 7, 1936, she married Henry Martin Beverage, who preceded her in death on September 13, 1992. She was also predeceased by a son, Dale Beverage and a brother, Max Harper.
Mrs. Beverage was a member of the Blue Grass United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carol Jean and Carl Lee Simmons of Blue Grass; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Thelma Beverage of Monterey; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Beverage of McDowell; eight grandchildren, Dean Beverage and wife, Kathy, Stuart Simmons, Wilton Simmons and wife, Tammy, Elizabeth Varner and husband, Eddie, Cindy Wood and husband, Jeff, Steven Beverage, Stephanie Bradley and husband, Dennis, Jr., Stacie Truslow and husband, Allen; six great-grandchildren, Wendy Harmon, Lori Beverage, Bethany and Rachel Truslow, Kirsten Wood and Russell Varner; a step-great-grandson, Tyler Arbaugh and four great- great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Iva Harper of Cave, WV.
A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2008 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell by the Rev. Andre Crummett and Rev. Richard Gibson. Burial will be in Beverage Memorial Cemetery on Strait Creek.
Active pallbearers will be the grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465 or charity of choice.