Beverly Ann Weston

Beverly Ann Weston

Beverly Ann Harris Coney Weston, 78, passed from this life on Sunday, September 20, 2020, after a lengthy illness.

She was born July 9, 1942 in Baton Rouge. She was the birth daughter of Wilmer S. and Beverly Tucker Harris, and was lovingly raised from infancy as an adored daughter by her uncle and aunt, Cameron B. and Katie Harris Coney of Sicily Island.

Beverly graduated with honors from Sicily Island High School. She attended Louisiana Tech University and Northeast Louisiana University where she was awarded a MS+30 degree in Psychology and Education.

Beverly was an esteemed educator and supervisor with the Louisiana State Department of Education in her career, a devoted wife of 48 years to Johnnie, and mother to Merrick and Stacy, and was beloved by many lifelong friends throughout the state. Hallmarks of her life include her wit and intelligence, a love for travel, and her gift for writing.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Stephanie Ann; her beloved husband, Johnnie Edward Weston; brother, Wilmer Scott Harris, and her parents.

Left to mourn her passing are her cherished daughters, Merrick Weston (Charles) Smith of Columbia, and Stacy Weston (Michael) Brandau of Cypress, TX; loving brother, Dr. William C. (Bill) Coney of Jonesville; sister-in-law, Jimmie Coney; as well as treasured grandchildren, Laura Ashley (Alan) Wilson, Ronald Rex Lofton, Jr., and Weston R. Holyoak; and great grandchildren, Addilyn Mae Lofton, Archer James Wilson, and John Edward Wilson.

Johnnie and Beverly chose to be interred together at Old Pine Hill Cemetery near Sicily Island following a memorial service for Beverly on October 29, 2020 at the Sicily Island United Methodist Church.

Interment of both their urns will follow at the Old Pine Hill Cemetery, each officiated by Brother Jon Lord.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to Sicily Island United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 509, Sicily Island, LA 71368.

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