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Beverley M. Wichus, 93, of Covington, died at 4:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Waters of Covington. She was born Oct. 21, 1923, in Danville, the daughter of Franklin E. and Patience (Harden) Servies.
Beverley was a life resident of Covington, graduating from Covington High School in 1941. She attended Butler University 1943-1945 where she met her husband. Beverley was a life member of Covington United Methodist Church, a member of the choir over 50 years and directed the boys' choir. Her other memberships include Alpha Gamma Chapter of Tri Kappa, Coffenians, Kappa Kappa Gamma at Butler University, Wabashfuls Quartet. She sang professionally with area bands in Indianapolis.
Beverley married Bert Mason July 10, 1945, in Covington. He died April 29, 1957. Beverley married John J. Wichus June 6, 1968, in Covington, and he died April 17, 2006.
Surviving are two sons, David S. (Brenda) Mason and Jeffrey S. (Beth) Mason, both of Covington; a brother-in-law, Richard Crouse; seven grandchildren, Kim (Brandon) Grubb, Kent (Brittani) Mason, Kelly (Jason) Orcutt, Molly Mason, Ally (Bill) McIntire, Shi (Seth) Bacon, Chelsey (Larry) Campbell; and nine great-grandchildren. Her parents; husbands; a sister, Ann Crouse; and a great-grandson preceded her in death.
Funeral Services will be Friday, June 23, at 12 p.m. at Covington United Methodist Church with her nephew, Brian Gassaway, officiating. Private family burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of services at noon.
Memorials requested to Covington United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 21, 2017
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