September 25, 1926 - November 28, 2019
Beverly Jean Lines Miller, 93, an Arizona native, died peacefully at her home in Mesa on Thursday November 28th, 2019. Beverly has recently been in the care of her family and Arizona Care Hospice. Beverly was born September 25, 1926 in Gilbert, Arizona, daughter of Lula Lorena Rust and Elvan Stanley Lines. She was the only girl in a family that eventually included three brothers, seven step-brothers and a half-brother. On March 11,1944 she married her high school sweetheart, Henry Eugene Miller, also from Mesa High Class of 1944 and an Arizona native. They were married just before Henry joined the U.S. Army for a brief stint before WWII came to an end. Beverly was a dance teacher and loved music, including participating with the Singing Mothers Choir. She sewed beautiful dresses for her five daughters for Easter, each new school year, and for Christmas. While helping with Deseret Industries Humanitarian Service she sewed baby quilts and prepared toys and kits for distribution. She served faithfully in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and supported her husband in his numerous church callings and in his tax accounting business. She also served in the Mesa LDS Temple for several years. She loved her hometown friends, neighbors, and especially her family. There were numerous family picnics, and school and church activities. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Julianne, grandson Cheston Berry, great-grandson Atticus Glover; brothers Ted, Richard, and Gary Lines; stepfather Lewis Allen and seven of her nine Allen stepbrothers: Roderick, Grant, Douglas, Phil, Cecil, J. Glen, and Jack. Her surviving children include Stan (Sharon), South Jordan, UT; Kathy (John) Hansen, Pleasant Grove, UT; Marjie Christensen, serving a full-time LDS mission in Leeds, England; Rebecca (Fred) Slade, Mesa; Jennifer Knudsen, Mesa; and Hyrum (Julie), Bountiful, UT. She is also survived by her brother Bill (Tenna) Allen, Eagle Mountain, UT; brothers-in-law Richard Miller, Gilbert, and John E. (Ann) Miller, Orem, UT; sisters-in-law Elaine Lines, Chandler, and Nancy Lines, Tucson; and stepbrothers Karl and Paul Allen. Her posterity includes seven children, 32 grandchildren and 61 great-grandchildren. There will be a viewing for family and friends on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. Macdonald, Mesa. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Mesa City Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa.
Beverly Jean Lines Miller, 93, an Arizona native, died peacefully at her home in Mesa on Thursday November 28th, 2019. Beverly has recently been in the care of her family and Arizona Care Hospice. Beverly was born September 25, 1926 in Gilbert,... View Obituary & Service Information
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