Beverly Jean Cunningham, 72, of Malta, Ohio, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Highland Oaks Care Center. Beverly was born July 29, 1949 to the late Frank and Fern (Warner) Kirkbride. In addition to her parents, Beverly is also preceded in death by her brother, Gerald Kirkbride; beloved son, Tony Cunningham; and her long time partner, Gary Lenthe.
Beverly leaves to cherish her memory, her dedicated son, Trevor (Ashley) Cunningham; brother, John (Debbie) Kirkbride; sisters, Rosemary Pugh and Betty (Gary) George; and many nieces and nephews.
Beverly was an extremely talented artist who could paint any portrait. She also excelled in wood burning, clay modeling, beading designs and anything artistic or crafty. Beverly was always working with her hands to make something beautiful. She was known not only for her beautiful artwork, but also her beautiful heart. Beverly treated everyone like they were family. So many people, from nieces and nephews, to friends of her boys considered her a second mother, because she was so welcoming to all. Beverly made an impact on so many people by just being herself. She will forever be missed by all who knew her.
Per the family's wishes, cremation has been chosen and no services will be observed at this time. BURRELL FUNERAL SERVICES is serving the family.
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