Beverly A. Neff, 78

Beverly A. Neff, 78, of rural Peru, died at 10:02 pm, Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport. 

She was born May 1, 1936, in Miami County, to Robert and Lucille (Butt) Fouts.

Beverly was a 1954 graduate of Chili High School.  She married Ted A. Neff in Bunker Hill on June 6, 1954; he died Dec. 11, 2006. She was a homemaker and a member of Center Chapel First Brethren Church. She enjoyed reading, sewing, mowing her yard, working puzzles, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by five daughters, Jean (Kenneth) Lawrence of Logansport, Diane Neff of Pullman, Washington, Darlene (Roger) Holiday of Wabash, Nancy Neff of Peru, and Linda Neff of Goshen; nine grandchildren, Michael (Danielle) Lawrence of Portland, Maine, John Lawrence of Logansport, Matthew (Tiffany) Grimes of Madison, Wis., Ben Grimes of Washington, Jess Holiday of Avon, Vanessa Holiday of Bloomington, Tim (Mallery) Neff of Whitestown, Charles Bender and Mykayla Bender, both of Peru; great-granddaughter, Annabella Legg; brother-in-law, Dan Neff; and sister-in-law, Nelda Morris, all of Peru. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted A. Neff, her parents, and her sister, Barbara Weller.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Al Peck officiating.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico. Friends may call Monday, 4-8 the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Alzheimer's Association.

The memorial guest book for Beverly may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Mar 06