Beverly Cassandra King, of Jacksonville, Florida, was born June 2, 1950 to the union of W. G. King and Minnie Louise Byrd King. She had one sibling, a brother, Louis Julius King, Sr. Both parents and brother preceded her in death. Beverly went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2024.
A Jacksonville native, she graduated from William Raines High School, Class of 1968. Beverly graduated with honors from Edward Waters College in 1971 earning a Bachelor of Social Science Degree while also participating in the Carnegie Mellon Grad Prep Program. She also graduated and received a Master’s Degree from George Washington University. Beverly was grounded in service to others and her faith in the Lord. She was committed to service for over 30 years at Christ Lutheran Church in Washington, DC. Her heart was most proud when she volunteered with the Special Olympics.
Beverly was an avid adventurer and traveler. She touched many lives as well as the ones she helped were better for that life experience.
Beverly Cassandra King is survived by her nephews Louis (Beverly J.) King II and Gerald King; grandnieces Aja King, Kamaria King, and Lauryn King; great-grand nephews and niece Chris Nelson, Austin Nelson, and Marleigh Adeyemi; a very dear and close friend Lois Peterson Prime; and many relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be at 11 AM, Saturday, January 27th, 2024 at Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel, 4535 Main Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32206. Visitation will be held in the Chapel beginning at 10 AM and lasting until the start of the Funeral Service.