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Obituary: Bevera Libke David, Columbus

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Bevera Libke David, 79, of Columbus, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Franklin United Methodist Community.

Bevera had been a resident of Columbus since 1962 and retired from Breeden Realty after 20 years of service. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, P.E.O., Tri Kappa, Culture Club, Whip-poor-will Garden Club of Harrison Lake and Mill Race Center. She enjoyed playing tennis and was active in several bridge groups.

She graduated in 1953 from Sullivan High School and in 1957 from Purdue University where she was active with Pi Beta Phi Sorority. Her senior year at Sullivan she was Homecoming Queen and State Champion in the 4-H Dress Review.

A memorial service celebrating Bevera's life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Howard Boles and Dr. Joe G. Emerson officiating.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street.

The family request that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Franklin United Methodist Community.

Online condolences may be sent to Bevera's family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Sullivan March 17, 1935, Bevera was the daughter of Paul P. and Olive Hancock Boyle.

She married Maurice "Pat" David on February 19, 2005.

Survivors include her husband; children, Melissa (Ed) Watson of Fishers, Mathew (Susan) Libke of Greenwood, and Mark (Bobbi Moore) Libke of Glen Ellyn, IL; stepdaughters, Patricia (William) Entrekin of Greenwood and Lucinda (Bob Vernon) David of Nashville; sisters, Ann (Jim) Carty of Lafayette, Colleen Stoppenhagen of Terre Haute and Marti (John) Bodine of Sullivan; eight grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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