Beverly Ann Branham, of Eaton, Ohio, passed away one day short of her 92nd birthday on Sunday morning, September 5, 2021. Born September 6, 1929 in Richmond, Indiana, she was the eldest of three children born to the late Estel and Irene (Jurgens) Evans. A graduate of Centerville (IN) Senior High School. In her younger years, she and her husband Albert Lehr owned florist shops in Richmond, IN and later in Lewisburg, Ohio. Beverly was an independent woman who lived an active life She enjoyed being on the go; and was an avid reader and crafter who loved creating and decorating. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her beloved husband John Branham.
Beverly is survived by children Douglas Lehr of Eaton, Donald Lehr of Orlando, FL, Ronald Lehr of Brookville, OH and Jennifer Duncan of Englewood, Ohio; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brother Walter “Buster” Evans of Centerville, Indiana; and sister Barbara Collins of St. Cloud, Florida.
Friends may call on the family from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Preble Memory Gardens Funeral Center – 3377 US Rt. 35 E. – West Alexandria, Ohio. Following the visitation, funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. A procession will then lead to Pleasant Hill Cemetery where a closing ceremony will take place at the graveside. Remember the family by sharing a memory or condolence here on our website. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.
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