Bev Gray, 84, Vincennes

Beverly (Madding) Gray, 84, passed on Wednesday, February 17th in Vincennes at Good Samaritan Hospital.  Beverly was born on May 3, 1936 to Lida and Ellis Madding in Bone Gap, Illinois.  She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1954 where she was a band majorette. Beverly was the Vice President and Credit Manager at Custom Farm Services (CFS), a company started by her father Ellis in the early 60’s until the business was sold in 1987.  She shared her love of life with so many she came into contact with.  Her vibrant smile, infectious laugh and warm sense of humor endeared her to many.  Beverly loved her family, boating on Patoka Lake, spending time at her home in Florida, and playing cards with her friends.

Beverly is survived by her son Steven and his wife Cathy and son Tony and his wife Lynn, all of Vincennes.  Surviving grandchildren are Meredith Dreiman and husband Rob of Vincennes, Tyler Gray, of Noblesville, and Trisha Huffman and husband Casey of Noblesville, and five great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Larry Madding, and grandson Ryan Marsh.

A delayed memorial service and Celebration of Life will be held in the spring with date, time and location to be announced.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army at 2300 N 2nd St., Vincennes. Online memories may be sent to Bev’s family at www.goodwinsieversfh.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the Gray family with arrangements