2012-03-17 / Obituaries

Beverly J. Neighbor

Beverly J. Neighbor, 84, of Thurston, passed away March 10, 2012, at the Fairfield Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1927, in Thurston to the late Harry R. and May M. (Shell) Hiles.

Beverly was a member of the Thurston United Methodist Church, Baltimore Order of the Eastern Star No. 124, National League of Post Masters and past state officer, and was postmaster of Thurston and Pleasantville for 14 years at each location.

She is survived by her son, Melvin (Mary) Neighbor of Lancaster; grandchildren, Matthew (Mitzi) Neighbor, Lancaster, Michael (Cindy) Neighbor of Westerville, Maggie Neighbor and Molly Neighbor both of Lancaster; great grandchildren, Dominic Neighbor, Emeline Neighbor, Daschel Neighbor, Deaglan Neighbor, and Sarah Jane Neighbor; several nieces and nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Neighbor; her parents; brothers, Harold, Howard, Faye, Dale, and Donald Hiles; sisters, Doris Hoon and Bonnie Jackson.

Funeral service was March 13, 2012, in the Thurston United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Doctor Rebeka Maples officiating. Burial followed at the Fairfield Baptist Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Thurston United Methodist Church.

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