Edith Pearl Beverage, 94, of Sandwich, IL passed away July 2nd, 2020 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich. She was born in Crawford, West Virginia to the late Moses T. and Lillian (Perrine) Corbitt.
Pearl grew up in the back hills of WV on Cow Run along with her 9 siblings living a simple but tough life. Moving to Sandwich in the late 1950's with her husband, George, they raised their children and began a new life for them. Pearl was a founding member of the 1st Church of the Nazarene, later, Sandwich Church of the Nazarene. She held annual fund-raising garage sales for her church, which she did for many years..
Among enjoying going to garage sales, she enjoyed her annual trips back to her family home in WV to visit family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Roger (Melissa) Corbitt, Robert (Julie) Corbitt, Kathy (George) Kalina, Mike (Jodie) Beverage and Karen (David) Leifheit; Sister, Mabel lurvey; And brother, Jack (Sherry) Corbitt; She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Husband, George; Daughters, Myra Sue Beverage and Linda Littlebrant; Sisters, Peg, Annabelle and Norma Jean; Brothers, Bob, Gale, Jim and Thomas, and a great grandson, Jacob.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 9th, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Sandwich Church of the Nazarene, 205 W. College Street, Sandwich, IL 60548. Interment to follow at Oak Mound Cemetery in Somonauk, IL. Visitation will be held same day from 9:30 till the time of service. Memorials may be directed to the church in Pearls memory. You may watch the live-stream of the service on the church's Facebook page here (https://www.facebook.com/SandwichNaz)
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Home. www.beveragefamilyfh.com