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With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Beverly (Bev) Jean Snover, a beloved soul who touched the lives of many. She peacefully left us on Sunday, August 13, 2023, at the age of 75. She was born on December 7, 1947 in Greencastle, Indiana, the daughter of the late Roy and Elnora Sunshine (Bowman) Clines Jr.

She grew up in Cloverdale, Indiana where she graduated high school and met her high school sweetheart, Donald Earl Snover. Don and Bev were married on July 1, 1966 in Cloverdale. In 1967, the two moved to Michigan and started their family. In 1996 after their children were grown, they moved to Crossville, Tennessee, and in 2020 they moved to Traverse City to be near family. Upon moving to Traverse City, Bev got to spend meaningful time with her family.

Bev worked at the Half off Card Shop in Flint, MI, and she was a former member of the Flushing United Methodist Church.

She loved curling up on the couch with her dogs, and enjoyed watching her favorite shows and “scary movies “on TV. Bev was an avid reader, enjoyed working on puzzles, crafting, sewing and refinishing furniture.

Bev is survived by her husband, Donald; children, Jeff (Cheryl) Snover, Greg (Debbie) Snover and Heather (Kenny) Castle; 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and brother, Ronnie (Scheryl) Clines.

A celebration of life is being held from 1-3pm on Saturday, October 7th 2023 at: Life Story Funeral Home, 400 W Hammond Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cumberland County Animal Shelter, 782 East Lane, Crossville, TN 38555 in Beverly’s name.

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