Beverly K. McGraw – Gray, nee New, 72, passed away on the 1st day of September 2022. Daughter of the late Ray Thomas “Tommy” and the late Zelphia J., nee Means, New, dear mother of Rebecca (William) Fields, cherished Granny of Max Fields, beloved sister of; Judy (R.D.) Piotraschke, Jimmie New, and the late Leslie New. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Sandy New, former husband, co-parent, and friend Warren McGraw, former husband and friend Harry Gray, and many other dear relatives and friends.
Beverly was a retired 6th grade English teacher having taught for many years at Cabool Middle School. She was a longtime member at Meramec Valley Baptist Church in Valley Park, MO. Beverly was very creative and artistic and loved oil painting. She was a knowledge seeker and avid reader. She loved all animals, especially dogs and cats.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm, Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at John L. Ziegenhein and Sons Funeral Home South County Chapel, 4830 Lemay Ferry Rd., St. Louis, Missouri 63116. Funeral services will take place at 11 am, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the funeral home. The interment will be in Bethel Cemetery, Wildwood, Missouri.