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Beverly Ann Foye
Mercer Funeral Home in Holton
Whiting , KS

Beverly Ann Foye, 86, of Whiting, KS, passed away Monday, August 28, 2023 at The Pines South in Holton, with family by her side. She was born August 30, 1936 in Reserve, KS, the daughter of George Raymond and Dorthea Lois (Wright) Potterf.

Beverly graduated from Everest High School in 1955 and attended 3 years at Missouri Methodist School of Nursing. She worked at Horton Community Hospital for 8 ½ years. In 2015, she retired from Hiawatha Community Hospital after 43 years. Beverly would scrub in to help doctors, she assisted RN- and worked in the sterilization department.

She was a member of Everest Christian Church and Whiting Methodist Church.

Beverly married Delbert “Keith” Foye on May 17, 1959 in Everest. He preceded her in death on December 4, 2020, after 61 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, George and Dorthea Potterf; son, James D. Foye; sister, Betty L. Potterf and brother, Leslie R. Potterf.

Survivors include son, Douglas K. Foye (Karen) of Whiting, KS; 2 daughters, Kelly A. Schulte (Brent) of Auburn, KS and Vicki L. White (William) of Silver Lake, KS; sister, Sandra L. Herrin of Seattle, WA; brother, Delbert W. Potterf of Kansas City, MO; 9 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Beverly was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed attending and cheering on her grandchildren for all their activities. KU Basketball was a favorite of hers to watch with family.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2023 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Whiting, KS. Family will greet friends 5:30-7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Whiting United Methodist Church c/o Mercer Funeral Home P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit