March 1, 2012 | Vol. 39, No 9

Beverley Jean (Reid) Coleman, 59

Beverley Jean (Reid) Coleman, born April 8, 1952 lost her battle with cancer on February 16, 2012 at home, in Randle Wash. surrounded by family and friends.

Beverley Jean Coleman

Bev was born and raised in Petersburg, where she married her high school sweetheart, Brian Coleman. They were married for 42 years. They moved to Randle in 1974 where Bev stayed home and raised their four children.

Bev will be remembered for her faithful and longtime service as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Anyone that met Bev noticed her bubbly personality and love of life. She always greeted you with a smile and warm laughter. Upon meeting Bev, you were only a stranger once, then a friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stan and Elda Reid.

She is survived by her two brothers and their wives, Stan and Carol Reid, and John and Patti Reid, and her children and spouses, Roxanne and Gary Lane of Longview, Wash.; Tonya and Reuben Elledge of Randle, Wash.; Jeffrey and Rachel Coleman of Olympia, Wash.; Danielle Thornton of Morton, Wash.; and grandchildren: Garrett and Connor Lane, Kyle and Ashley Kelly, Whitney and Braiden Elledge, Jaylen Mays-Coleman, Cody and Kylee Coleman, and Cole Thornton.

Services were held in Morton, Wash., on February 26, 1012.

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