Plymouth – Beverly Ann Smith (Williams), age 86, of Livonia died Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Facility. She was born 25 Apr 1934 in Adrian to Harry Cortland Williams and Matilda Cecilia (Bussing). She graduated from Adrian High School in 1952.
On Jun 14, 1952 she married Therman Elvis Smith and he survives. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1971. She was an Elementary School Teacher in Garden City, Michigan for over 34 years. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a master’s degree in special education in 1985. She received a further specialist degree from Wayne State University in 1992.
She enjoyed bowling and participated in multiple leagues around Livonia. She enjoyed travelling and traveled throughout the United States and to several foreign countries. She loved to try new restaurants and different foods, especially deserts. Beverly enjoyed going on casino bus trips and playing the penny slots.
In addition to her husband, Therman, she is survived the two sons, Mark (Ann) Smith of California, Maryland and Michael (Wendy) Smith of Livonia; two sisters-in-law, Marion Williams of Sand Creek and Philomena Williams also of Sand Creek; four grandchildren, Claire Smith, Kimberly Smith, Ryan Smith and Kyle Smith. She was proceeded in death by her parents; brothers, Richard (Dick) Williams, Lavon (Bud) Williams; sisters, Marvel Patterson, Joyce Sell, Loraine Williamson.
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. A memorial service will be held at a later date due to the current pandemic.