Beverly Orr Burkholder


In Loving

Beverly Orr Burkholder

Sep 27, 1917 – Oct 22, 2016

Beverly Orr Burkholder, 99, of Montpelier, VA passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016. She was the youngest of seven children of the late, James and Nell Orr; the widow of Edgar Burkholder and is also preceded in death by a son, Kermit Wayne Burkholder.

Her life’s love was at the side of her beloved husband, Rev. Edgar Burkholder for over seventy years in the ministry. She was a loving mom, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter; Jewel Cooke (Curtis), three grandchildren, Kendall Gammon (Tasha Miller), Jennifer Burkholder and Dyan Bonney (Gene); four great-grandchildren, Daisy Gammon, Jack Gammon, Joseph Bonney and Jacob Bonney; and a daughter-in-law, Sandra Burkholder.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Hopeful Baptist Church; officiated by Rev. Leroy Davis. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Her family would like to extend a heartfelt Thanks to the staff at Elizabeth House.



  1. Molly Tiller Seay July 16, 2019 at 9:44 am - Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family

  2. Bonnie Corso McCauley July 16, 2019 at 9:44 am - Reply

    Dear Jewel,So many times over the years I have thought of you with fond memories of our many wonderful times together. Please know how much I am thinking of you at this time. You were so blessed to have had your Mom for so many years, and she was blessed to have lived 99 years. I would love to hear from you. My telephone number is 804-874-6201. Please call me.With much love and prayers,Bonnie

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