Beverly Elizabeth “Bev” Blandford (nee Shoemaker) died peacefully at home on September 8, 2018 in Pinehurst, NC at the age of 87.

Bev is survived by her husband, Robert Blandford, children, Margie Thompson, husband Paul, Jayne Zoerner, husband Ken, grandchildren Nathan Thompson, wife Tien, Joshua Thompson, Melissa Kroencke, husband Mike, Matthew Thompson, Anna Wians, husband Nick, Natalie Thompson, great granddaughter Leah Kroencke, sibling, Robert Shoemaker, wife April, and many nieces and nephews.

Bev was born on February 11, 1931 in Hammond, Indiana to Kenneth and Ivy Shoemaker. She graduated from St. Margaret’s School of Nursing in 1950 with an RN diploma. Bev married Bob, the love of her life, on February 7, 1953. They retired to Pinehurst Fall of 1990. Family and friends remember her as a fun loving and giving mother and friend who always put others before herself.

She was an active member of the Village Chapel and a Hospice volunteer for many years.

There is a visitation scheduled for Friday, Sept 14th, 4-6 PM at Bole’s Funeral Home, 35 Parker Lane, Pinehurst. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, September 15th, 10 AM at the Village Chapel in Pinehurst, NC with a reception following at Boles Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to First Health Hospice Foundation at 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374. 

Services are entrusted to Boles funeral Home of Pinehurst.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Beverly Elizabeth Blandford, please visit Boles’ Tribute Store.

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