Beverly Gary

Obituary of Beverly Gary

Beverly A. Gary

Dundee: Beverly A. Gary, age 69, of Dundee, NY died Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Keuka Comfort Care Home, in Penn Yan, NY.

Friends are invited to calling hours from 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon on Monday July 31, at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; where her funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon with Lay Pastor Lew Ann Giles officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box, 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527 or to Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes P.O. Box 516 Seneca Falls, NY 13148.

Beverly was born April 23, 1948 in Corning, New York, the daughter of the late Alfred J. and Susie V. Johns Harkness. A lifelong area resident, having worked in the vineyards, and at Chef's Diner long ago. She accepted a position at Dundee Central School where she retired from in 2008. On November 18, 2000 in Dundee, N.Y. she married the late Earl G. Gary, who passed away on March 1, 2017. Mrs. Gary was a former member of the Wayne Baptist Church, loved her little dogs, and enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley music.

She is loved and will be missed by her son Daniel J. Dykes; and 2 daughters Melody A. (Keith McLoud) Jefferson, and Mechelle L. (Paul) Davis all of Dundee; 8 grandchildren Miriah and Haley Jefferson, Ahren Albee, Brianna and Alex Dykes, Caleb Fulkrod, Christopher Davis, and Jordan Dykes; a brother in law Alfred Lawrence of Wayne, NY; along with several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son Craig A. Dykes on Dec. 1, 2010, a sister Stella Lawrence on May16, 2009, and the fathers of her children Alvin R. Dykes on Feb. 23, 2000, and Phil Lewis on Feb. 21, 2017.

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