She was born in Jefferson City, Mo., on Aug. 29, 1932, the daughter of Alta V. Neal and Henry T. Bedsworth. She married Bobby Jack Riley on April 6, 1952, in Jefferson City, Mo.
Beverly and Bob enjoyed their retirement at Possum Kingdom Lake after a successful business venture in Midland. Beverly was a past president of Texas Square and Round Dance Association. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church and was a member of Republican Women in Midland. She loved square dancing, traveling in their RV, bluebonnets, yellow roses, hummingbirds, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and truly loved her God.
There will be a memorial service to celebrate her life at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Chapel in Mineral Wells.
She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jeanine and William Fletcher; brother Dean Bedsworth; son and daughter-in-law Steven R. and Shirley Riley; daughter Donna R. Lucado; grandchildren Sandy Riley, Drew and Shelly Workman, Bryan and Courtney Riley, Stephen and Delana Mota and Jolene Cox; and great grandchildren Brandon Gage Riley, Riley Workman, Raylynn Riley, Kaylin Workman, Brady Cornelius, Brazos Cornelius, Brie Ann Riley, Preston Mota, Kinley Workman, Corbin Riley and Kelsey Mota.
She is celebrating in heaven with her parents; her husband, Bobby Jack Riley; son-in-law Dee Lucado; and nephew Scott Fletcher.
The family wishes to thank Beverly’s caregivers and support team during a lengthy illness.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.