May 10, 1935 – September 12, 2013
Beverly Ardell Tomlinson, 78, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Taylor House Hospice, Des Moines, Iowa from liver cancer.
Graveside services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m., Friday, September 20, 2013 at Ankeny Memorial Gardens, 4208 Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, Iowa, with Chaplain Jessica Ruby officiating.
Born May 10, 1935 in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Susie Speas. She worked as a substitute mom in her own In-home Child Day Care, part owner of G&G Texaco, and was owner of Bev’s Draperies. She is survived by son, Gary Tomlinson of Berwick, Iowa, daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Gerald Freetly of Ankeny, Iowa and son, Lee Tomlinson of San Antonio, Texas; four grandchildren, Krystal, Linnea, Brandon and Amber and four great-grandchildren, Colton, Mackenzie, Tyler and Caden. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718 or online at, https://donate.cancer.orgInformation provided by: Memorial Services of Iowa 4208 North Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, IA 50023 515.964.0592 www.memorialservicesofiowa.com