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► In Memory ♥♥

Beverly Knavel (Miggin)

Beverly Knavel (Miggin)

Beverly Jean Knavel Miggin


BRIGHAM CITY – Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend passed away peacefully in Perry, UT, on April 7, 2018.

Beverly was born on June 19, 1945, in Brigham City, UT, to George L. and Verda B. Knavel.  She graduated from Box Elder High School in 1963.  Beverly married the love of her life, Thomas Joseph Miggin on September 13, 1963. Together they raised four beautiful children and were later sealed as a family in the Ogden Temple on January 18, 1986.

Beverly was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, the Ladies Community Club and enjoyed serving on the Brigham City Beautification Committee. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many callings including Relief Society president.   Being a very accomplished pianist, she loved her 60 years serving as the ward organist. She served a mission at Beehive Clothing and a Family History mission with Tom. She loved music, birds and gardening, but most of all, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Thomas Joseph Miggin; brothers: George R. (Linda) Knavel and Gary E. (Merilyn) Knavel; children: Thomas J. (Sherry) Miggin, Cathy (Michael) Pollock, Daniel R. (Angela) Miggin, and Carla (Robert) Stringer; 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George L. and Verda B. Knavel; brothers: Billy and Keith; sisters: Carol and Karen

A viewing will be held at Gillies Funeral Chapel at 634 E. 200 S., Brigham City, UT, on Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 6-8 p.m.  Services will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Brigham City 14th Ward, 650 Anderson Drive, Brigham City, UT at 11 a.m. with a viewing prior from 10 – 10:40 a.m.

The family would like to express thanks to BeeHive Homes and Encompass Home Health & Hospice for their wonderful care.