She was born March 24, 1952, in Fulton County, Ind., to parents Raymond and Dorothy (McCarter) Brown. She was formerly married to Thomas Zeiger.
Beverly had worked for several years at both the Rochester Sentinel as well as the Shopping Guide News. She was a 1970 Akron High School graduate. She enjoyed butterflies, having coffee with friends and coworkers, crocheting, and reading.
She is survived by her companion of 16 years: Fred Oden Sr., Tiosa, Ind.; and three daughters: Rachel (Jasper) Midkiff, Rochester, Ind.; Martha and Robert Artist, Rochester, Ind.; and Melanie Zeiger and companion Scott Moody, Warsaw, Ind.; three grandchildren: Dane and Kaelyn Midkiff and Abbigail Artist.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Raymond and Dorothy Brown.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester, Akron, Ind. The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the funeral home and presided over by Rev. Junior Bose. The burial will be at Plainview Cemetery, Macy, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Beverly J. Brown