Beverly Bright

ROCHELLE — Beverly Ann Bright, 81, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at the Rochelle Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born on June 13, 1939 in Rochelle, the daughter of Mitchell H. and Ethel (Hamby) Watson.
Beverly married Lewis Ray Bright on Nov. 3, 1957 in Rochelle; he preceded her on May 12, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents and sister, Doris Hoard.
She worked as a yarn sorter and retired from Caron International. Beverly enjoyed crafting and collecting birdhouses.
She is survived by her three daughters, Rhonda Burton of Steward, Kimberly (Eugene) McMahon of Polo, and Sheri (Gary) Chisamore of Rochelle; brother, Robert (Faye) Watson of Mt. Vernon; sister, Helen Strawbridge of Rockford; six grandchildren, Melissa (Matt) Anderson, Bryan (Sarah Safranek) Burton, Siri (Bryan) Wisely, Karissa McMahon, Jennifer (Josh) Swanson and Jill Hartwig; and six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Logan and Kagen Anderson, Nathaniel Lewis Burton, Sam Hartwig and Johnathan Chisamore.
A private family funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Unger Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. 6th St., Rochelle, with Chaplain Judy Williams officiating.  Burial will be held at Trinity Memory Gardens.
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