Beverly Jean Brock (Nevers) passed away peacefully on July 1, 2017 at the age of 74 years in Wilmington, NC.
Beverly was born on May 14, 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut to Ralph Nevers and Eleanor Shekelton. Beverly graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science in the School of Nursing. She married Ralph Lowell Brock of Portsmouth, Ohio on June 26, 1965. Beverly worked as a Public Health Nurse in Alexandria VA until 1971. She then devoted her life as a wife and mother for the remainder of her days.
Beverly was known to all as a loving, gentle, kind-hearted spirit, and a friend to all. She enjoyed eating ice cream, going to the movies, and going for leisurely walks while taking in the all the beautiful scenery over good conversation. She was a member of the Winter Park Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC.
Beverly is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ralph Brock; two children, Heather Kling (Lt Col Clair) Papillion, NE and Rob Brock (Karen) Raleigh, NC; 4 grandchildren, Kayla and Keegan, Olivia and Melanie; her sister, Janet Lang; and her brother, John Gummer Jr.
Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph E. Nevers and Eleanor N. Shekelton; as well as her sister, Priscilla Sobol.
The family will receive friends at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington NC, 28403 from 2:00-3:00 pm on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The memorial service will follow immediately at 3:00 pm. Mark Teachey, Associate Pastor of Winter Park Baptist Church will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers of North Carolina, at www.alznc.org.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington, 29403.