Beverly Jean (Woolsey) Rader was born in Bakersfield, California, on June 7, 1948, to William George Woolsey and Imogene (Parsons) Woolsey. She passed on April 5, 2021, in Cabool, Missouri, at 72 years, nine months, and 29 days of age.
Beverly loved doll collecting, sewing, singing in the church choir, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to yard sales and watching dirt track races.
Besides her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, George Rader, and her sister, Geraldine Manuel.
Beverly is survived by her sons, George “Buck” Rader of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Gordon Rader (Shari) of Mountain Grove, and Greg Rader (Melissa) of Willow Springs, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren, Dakota, Chyanna, Sean, Kiana, Halie, Christopher, Triston, Jessica, Codey, Shaylinn, Ayedin, Kila, James, and Lacy; ten great-grandchildren, Adrian, Adelyn, Brentley, Cameron, Bentley, Joshua, Lucas, Payton, Alivia, and Atticus; one sister, Ida Lee; and many other relatives and friends who will greatly miss her.
Visitation was held Thursday, April 8, 2021, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Friday, April 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., also at the funeral home, with Rev. Bryan Holycross officiating. Song selections were “Amazing Grace,” “In The Garden” and “Go Rest High On That Mountain.” Buck Rader, Greg Rader, Gordon Rader, Dale Rader, Mike Rader, Dakota Rader, Triston Rader, Terry Collins, and Willie Rickerson served as pallbearers. Burial was in Blanche Cemetery, Drury, Missouri, under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove.