Beverly Willingham Obituary

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Beverly Willingham

September 8, 1923 - April 30, 2013
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Mr. Beverly Willingham, 89, of Birmingham, Al passed away, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was a Veteran of The U.S. Marine Corps, with the Montford Point Marine Unit and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal for his honorable and faithful service during World War II. He received this prestigious medal March 29, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Geraldine Willingham, his parents, Martin and Georgia Willingham, 7 brothers and sisters. He is survived by daughter, Beverly Ann Reveal (Barnard), brother, Martin Willingham (Lillian), sister, Gloria Simmons, niece, Carolyn Purifoy, foster child, LaTasha Steen (Herman),...


Mr. Beverly Willingham, 89, of Birmingham, Al passed away, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was a Veteran of The U.S. Marine Corps, with the Montford Point Marine Unit and a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal for his honorable and faithful service during World War II. He received this prestigious medal March 29, 2013.



He is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Geraldine Willingham, his parents, Martin and Georgia Willingham, 7 brothers and sisters. He is survived by daughter, Beverly Ann Reveal (Barnard), brother, Martin Willingham (Lillian), sister, Gloria Simmons, niece, Carolyn Purifoy, foster child, LaTasha Steen (Herman), and longtime friend and neighbor, Charlie Means and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Friday, May 3, 2013 at Elmwood Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 4, 2013 also at Elmwood Chapel. Graveside services will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Mausoleum.



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