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Beverly J. Knight

Alton 01/13/2014

Beverly J. Knight, 73, passed away at 2:40 am Monday January 13, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born September 15, 1940 in Covington, KY the daughter of Theodore & Elsie (Vallandingham) Nevels.

She married Alvin C. Knight on December 15, 1969 in Clayton, MO. He survives.

She worked as a cashier for Walgreens Restaurant and volunteered at the 5A’s and PTA when her children were in school.

In addition to her husband, Alvin, she is also survived by five children, Robin Wilburn and her companion, Jim Moore of Alton, Melody Hodges of East Alton, Steve & Maureen Knight of East Alton, Tammy & Gary Koenig of Jerseyville, and Shannon & Greg Boucher of Grafton; twelve grandchildren: Jason, Curtis, Derrick, Christine, Doo, Chris, Zach, Brenden, Ambria, Austin, Maddie, and Reese; and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 pm until time of funeral services at 5 pm Thursday January 16, 2014 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. 

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to the family or 5A’s.

Online condolences and guest book can be found at

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