Beverly Sue Kelley-Davis

Aug 4th, 1965 - Dec 17th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Fri, Dec. 21st, 2018 5pm-8pm


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Sat, Dec. 22nd, 2018 11am

Beverly Sue Kelley-Davis

Marion-An angel earned her wings, Beverly Sue Kelley-Davis, 53, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home surrounded by family and friends.

Beverly was born on August 4, 1965 in Champaign to Rev. James E. Kelley and Helen Deloras (Sanders) Kelley Elem. She married James E. Davis.

Survivors include:

Husband-James E. Davis

Daughter-Tanisha and Garrett Boyt

Son-Darick Davis

Grandchildren-Elizabeth and Chloe Boyt


David Kelley

Kevin and Suzann Kelley

Brothers in law:

Tom and Karen Davis

John and Jennifer Davis

Sisters in law:

Cindy and Keith Grider

Zina and Chris Poole

Gina Miller Kelley

Best friends-Bethann and Robert Dockery and Macy Dockery and Ciara Clay

Several nieces and nephews and many other family and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents and father in law and mother in law, Rev. Thomas L. and Phyllis A. Davis.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. David Gilley officiating. Burial will follow at White Ash Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

12 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Ciara Clay

    From: Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2018

    I love and miss you so much Bev 💔

  • Guest: Leah Clay

    From: JOHNSTON CITY, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2018

    Jimmy, Tanisha and Darick my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this hard time

  • Guest: Lana Morgan Ray

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 19, 2018

    My most sincere condolences to Beverly’s family and friends. I was a classmate of Beverly’s and always appreciated her kindness and sweet personality. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Guest: Lynn (Davis) Cox

    From: Cambria, Illinois

    Date: December 20, 2018

    It was a true pleasure to be aquainted with Beverly! I was a highschool classmate of hers. I remember her sweet disposition and her infectious smile! May the Lord comfort & minister to the family during this time & loss.

  • Guest: Donald W. Sanders

    From: West Chester, Ohio

    Date: December 20, 2018

    It is with my deepest condolences that I say goodbye to my cousin Beverley. May peace be bestowed on her family.

  • Guest: Sharon Miller

    From: Tupelo, Mississippi

    Date: December 20, 2018

    With deep sorrow I say goodbye to my cousin Beverly. Rest in peace and fly high. Love you .My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Guest: Thomas L Davis Jr (Buddy)

    From: Carterville , Illinois

    Date: December 20, 2018

    Bev you will be missed! You have been a wonderful sister in law and we love you so much! Heaven definitely gained a new angel!

  • Guest: Gloria Moore

    From: West Frankfort, Illinois

    Date: December 21, 2018

    Our heartfelt sympathy to you, Jimmy, Tanisha, Garret & family. Paul & Gloria Moore

  • Guest: Gloria Moore

    From: , Illinois

    Date: December 21, 2018

    So sorry Darick & Tanisha

  • Guest: Barbara (Wise) (Schmechel) England

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 21, 2018

    We were friends in high school, sorry we fell out of touch. Though of you often, and I’ll miss you dearly. Jim and all of the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Guest: Carolyn Grant

    From: Johnston City , Illinois

    Date: December 22, 2018

    Darrick, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I am praying that God through his Holy Spirit will comfort you.🙏❤

  • Guest: Tanisha Dawn Boyt Davis your daughter

    From: Johnston city , Illinois

    Date: January 6, 2019

    Hi mom I just wanted to say that I love you and I miss you very much it makes me sad that you’re not gonna get to enjoy your grandchildren as they’re growing up there’s a lot of things that I had left to say to ask there’s a lot of things that I still wanted to do with you I wasn’t ready for you to leave me to leave us but I know how much you were suffering and it broke my heart to see you go through that I know you’re in heaven and I know your OK now and I know that one day I will see you again but for right now my heart still feels like it’s empty I feel like there’s a place in my heart that has a hole and I don’t think that’ll ever go away I talk to you all the time because I know you’re still here but I would give anything to hold your hand to give you a kiss to give you a hug just one more time thank you for coming into my dreams and telling me things and letting me know that everything‘s gonna be OK and I will continue to miss you I can’t wait to meet you at the pearly gates and see your face again give you a hug and a kiss and forever be with you again and happiness and for joy for the rest of eternity I love you mom you’ll never be forgotten as long as I live I love you And also I’ll make sure that Dad and Darick are taken care of so you’ll never have to worry