Beverley Roberts


Mrs. Beverley Ethel Roberts, 80, of Richmond and Onancock, passed away May 19, 2019, with her family by her side. She was born to Norman and Ethel Drake in Providence, R.I.

Mrs. Roberts received a Bachelor of Science degree from Furman University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Shenandoah University. She loved the Eastern Shore and cherished her time working for Shore Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was a dedicated and compassionate nurse for over 50 years. She loved her family deeply and will be remembered as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt.

Mrs. Roberts is survived by her husband, William; her daughters, Elizabeth Olson (Peter) and Jennifer Holmes (Virgil); her grandchildren, Matthew, Hayley, and Abigail Olson; her sister-in-law, Betty Jean Drake; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and brother.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at The Blarney Stone Pub, 10 North St., Onancock. Memorial donations may be made to the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Foundation or to the Eastern Shore Family YMCA.

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