Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 26, 2012

Brenda Louise Beavers

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Brenda Louise Beavers, age 57, of Route 4 Box 54-BB, Bluefield, W.Va., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at the home of her sister in Rocky Gap. She had lived there with Paula and Rick for the last 5 months and that made her happier than she had been in years.

Born on June 24, 1955 in Hampton, Va., she was a daughter of the late Robert Eugene and Mildred Gene Harris Bowman. She had been a resident of Brushfork for 24 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Walter Lee Harris and Robert Eugene Harris Jr.; and her sisters, Hazel Irene Patrevito and Betty Marie Gillespie.

Survivors include: Son: Ronnie Beavers Jr. of Brushfork; daughter: Keri B. Meadows of Rocky Gap, Va.; son-in-law: Jason Meadows; grandchildren: Brittany Blankenship, Ana Derriso, and Hunter Meadows; sister: Paula J. Goforth and husband Ricky; nephew: Adam Goforth and his wife Valerie along with their son Dalton; brother: Robert E. Harris III and sister-in-law, Billy Jean and her nephews Robbie and Ryan; nieces: Melanie Penn and fiancé Vanessa; niece: Heather Harris and her husband Phil Riner and daughters Lilly and Amber; brothers-in-law: Ray Patrevito and Daniel Gillespie; ex-husband: Ronald Beavers, whom she always loved, had two kids with, and continued to have a close friendship with.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 12:00 noon at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. Ken Owens officiating. Burial will follow at the Knowles Cemetery at Meadows of Dan, Va.

Friends may call on Saturday from 10:00-12:00 at the funeral home.

Walter Bowman, Sean Holcomb, Ronald Beavers, Seth Kirby, Robert Ethan Harris, and Danny Bowman will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.