Beverly Joan Knopf Bradford, age 73, was taken home to her Heavenly Father on Sept. 12, in St. George, surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was born on March 6, 1944, to John Raymond Knopf and Lillian Verna Wiese in Natchez, Mississippi. She was married to Dennis Leland Bradford on June 12, 1964. at the First Presbyterian Church in Ogden. Dennis and Beverly were later sealed for time and all eternity in the Los Angeles temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1977.
Beverly was raised in Ogden by her stepmother, Julia Taylor Cain Knopf Anderson. Beverly showed love to, and was loved by, everyone she met. She spent her life putting the needs of others above her own. Beverly had a passion for traveling, crafts, dogs, and horses. She especially loved doing genealogical work and serving in her church callings. She was also proud of her two careers, working both as a full-time mother and as a 20-year employee for the IRS.
Beverly is survived by her husband, Dennis; children: John (Donna), David (Tammi), Martin, Brian (Jana), Dennis (Angie), Stephen (Alissa); and 19 grandchildren who were the light of her life.
- A viewing will be held Monday, Sept. 18, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. before the funeral service at Meyer’s Mortuary located at 250 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah.
- Funeral services will begin promptly at 11 a.m. at Meyer’s Mortuary, 250 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, utah.
- Interment will follow the funeral at Lindquist Washington Heights Memorial Park in Ogden.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.