Beverly A. Williams - Etheridge, 59, of Rock Island, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at her home. A Memorial Service for Bev will be held at 12:30 P.M. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Wheelan Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the family.
Beverly was born October 13, 1959 in Shreveport, Louisiana, a daughter of Easker A. and Henrietta V. (Coleman) Williams. Bev graduated from Rock Island High School and earned her nursing degree. She worked as an LPN at several area nursing facilities over her 35+ year career. Bev lived for nursing and her family.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Andrea (Ryan) Williams, Milwaukee, WI; Branden Colvin, Rock Island and Ashley (Rico) Neely, Davenport; grandchildren, Kai, Kendahl, Brittney, Branden, Aaryun, Noah, Neyshawn, Elijah and; siblings, Easker A. Williams III, Rock Island, Michael R. Williams, Houston, TX, Vincent Williams, Rock Island, Debbie (Quincy) Steele, Rock Island, and Jeremiah J. Williams, Davenport; nieces, Espenosha, Quintera, Quineesha, and nephew Que. Bev was also survived by her significant other for 18 years, Chester Lee Dillion and many extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
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