Beverly L. Keyes

August 09, 1934 ‒ June 02, 2016

Fredericktown, Ohio

Beverly L. Keyes, age 81, of Fredericktown, OH, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH.  She was born on August 9, 1934 in Williamsport, OH, to the late Murrell and Ava (Corwin) Yarman.

Beverly loved the simple things in life, such as quilting, flowers, making pies, and gardening.  She loved being a member of the Palmyra Church of Christ in Fredericktown, OH.  One of her other simple pleasures was mowing the lawn, even against doctor’s orders.  But most of all she loved being around her loving family.

Beverly is survived by her 3 daughters, Kathy (Mike) Beckerat, Bonnie (Brent) Gaddis and Sheryl (Daryl) Matheny; 3 grandchildren, Summer (Mike) Chalfan, Brandon Gaddis and Megan Gaddis; 3 great-grandchildren, Michaela Eads, Dylan Waite and Zac Chalfan; and a great-great-grandchild, Jace Eads; a sister, Barbara (Bill) Cline; a brother, Richard Yarman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Beverly is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Keyes; and brothers, Jim and Murrell Yarman.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 4-7 PM at the Snyder Funeral Home; 33 E. College St. Fredericktown, OH., 43019, with an hour prior of calling from 11-12 PM on Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Palmyra Church of Christ; 21184 Zolman Rd, Fredericktown, OH 43019 with a funeral service starting at 12 PM, with Evangelist Troy Northrop officiating.  Burial will follow in North Fork Cemetery.

To view this obituary or leave the family a memory, visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Beverly L. Keyes.

  • To the families, so sorry for the loss of your loved one, you have our deepest sympathy many blessings and prayers.

  • So sorry for your loss of your Mother. You all have our Deepest Sympathy!

  • So sorry for the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for God to give you the strength you need in the days ahead.

  • Dear Bonnie and Family, Barb and Family, So sorry to read about the loss of Mrs. Keyes. We are sending our deepest sympathy to the entire family. We will miss seeing her sit on her little porch. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Susie and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • I am sure glad to know your mom we would sit and sew on labels on the quilts we made with the knoting ladies at Palmyra. She will be missed

  • So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed Bev even though she was a quiet person. She did, however, always carry a smile and a friendly word for everyone. Prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. Hugs

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May you cherish the memories.
    Sam, Bunny and Jillian Vance

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May you cherish the memories.
    Sam, Bunny and Jillian Vance

  • Dear Barb and family,
    So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bonnie just wanted you to know that your in our prayers there’s no greater loss then that of your mother I’ve ask God to give you strength in this difficult time may God be with you and your family deepest simply Jeff and Cheryl Gaddis

  • I am so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  • To All the Keyes Family,

    We extend our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your loved one. May God give you the comfort needed at this time and the days ahead.

  • To Bev’s Family: She will be missed by many, but especially by those that loved her the most!! You all our in my thoughts and prayers. Hold tight to the memories!

  • Bev was a lovely, quiet lady. Always with a smile. She will be missed. Her family is in our prayers now and in the days ahead.

  • My deepest sympathy to all of The Family of Beverly Keyes. Will miss her smiling face on Sunday mornings! May God comfort you during this difficult time and in the days ahead. Love and prayers Vivian Hill

  • Your family is in my thoughts & prayers. I am thankful for the years I got to know Bev better when I would pick her up for church on Sunday mornings. At 8:15 on Sunday mornings, I would either call her or she would call me to let me know if she was able to go to church. Many times she would comment ‘I just love my Sunday School Class’! Of course, you could tell how much she loved her family & how proud she was of everyone! Sincerely – Jan Mast

  • Keyes Family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

  • My deepest sympathy to the family of Bev. May God grant you the strength and grace to help you through this painful time. My prayers are with you. Mabel Weller