Beverly D. Yardy, age 93, passed away on May 20, 2022 in Modesto, California. Beverly was born on August 22, 1928 in Longview, Washington to William Poe and Wilmer Krout. She was raised in Longview until her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 13. She graduated from high school and went on to graduate from Los Angeles Pacific College. There she met the love of her life, James Yardy. Beverly and James got married on January 10, 1948 in Sacramento. Beverly worked as an insurance agent for several years before retiring on May 1, 1990.
Beverly loved traveling with her husband, RVing with friends, and camping with her family in the summer. She was a member of Free Methodist Church for 71 years and a member of Calvary Baptist Church for 7 years.
Beverly is predeceased by her beloved husband, James Yardy.
Beverly is survived by her children, James (Wilda) Yardy, Pamela (Randy) Russell, Cindy (Paul) Alvarez, and Kathy (Bruce) Sanders; her 14 grandchildren; and her 14 great-grandchildren.
A visitation is being held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., in the Main Chapel.
A graveside service is being held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock. Following the graveside service, a memorial service is being held at 12:00 p.m. at Life Connection Church, 1520 Rose Ave., Modesto.
The family requests that donations be made on behalf of Beverly Yardy to Life Connection Church.