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Beverly Harvey


Beverly Harvey, 92, long-time resident of Steptoe, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at The Courtyard in Colfax A graveside service was Monday in the Bethel Cemetery at Steptoe with The Rev. Bob Ingalls officiating.

Born June 20, 1927, near Oakesdale to Orvel and Bertha McGinnis Greer, she grew up on the family farm and graduated from Oakesdale High School.

She worked in the bank at Oakesdale for a while after high school, and she met Floyd E. (Bud) Harvey of Steptoe at a Grange dance. They were married in Oakesdale Oct. 2, 1948, and made their home at Steptoe where they farmed. She enjoyed working in her yard and flower beds. An avid bowler, she spent many years on a bowling league team, and she belonged to Rainbow Girls and Eastern Star. In later years she worked at the Thrifty Grandmothers Shop in Colfax.

Mr. Harvey died Feb. 4, 2005, and she continued to live at home until moving to The Courtyard in Colfax in 2012.

Surviving are her children; Nancy Kelly of Omak and David (Michele) Harvey of Chehalis, and two grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Bethel Cemetery at Steptoe, Thrifty Grandmothers Shop, or to the Steptoe Volunteer Fire Deptartment.

On-line guest book: http://www.bruningfuneralhome.com


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