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Retired Presbuterian Minister

1517 Aylesbury Ln, Plano TX 75075-2728, 972-423-8611(h)

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Beverly's Biography

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Beverly's Biography

Beverly was born Beverly Jean Hirl in Dubuque Iowa on 9 August 1951. She moved with her family throughout several Iowa towns and graduated from Des Moines Technical High-School in 1969.

She married Wayne Hughes in 1971 and had 2 children. David born in 1974 and Sara born in 1977.

Beverly received the call to enter the ministry in 1980. Beverly took up the studies to enable her to be an ordained minister and graduated with her BA from Coe College in Cedar Rapids Iowa in 1984. She then attended the Dubuque Theological Seminary in Dubuque Iowa, graduating with her Masters of Divinity in 1988.

Beverly served as the minister at Zion Presbyterian Church in Coggon Iowa from 1986 through 1993.

She served as the minister in a dual pastorate for the First Presbyterian Church Shellsburg and the First Presbyterian Church Vinton in Iowa from 1993 through 1995. She continued as the pastor at the First Presbyterian Church Shellsburg Iowa through 1998.

In 1998 her husband was relocated to Plano Texas and Beverly served in the capacity of Interim Associate Minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Richardson Tx from 1998 through 2002.

From 2002 through the 2008 Beverly was the minister at First Presbyterian Church Commerce in Commerce Texas with activities in Rotary, Garden Club, The Commerce Ministerial Association, The Committee for Human Treatment of Animals at A&M Commerce, and performs the church ministry for Draughns Retirement Center.

From 2008 through 2010, she was the minister at West Fork Presbyterian Church, Grand Prairie TX. Church work for the Presbytery currently includes, working with the Texas Conference of Churches (board member 5 years and now on subcommittee) Evangelism Committee and Budget and Finance Committee.

From  2010 through 2013 Bevelry was the Interim Minister at Trinity Presbyterian Church in The Colony  TX.

From 2013 - 2017 Beverly is the Parish Associate at First Presbyterian Church Richardson TX.

30 May  2017 - Retired

Beverly enjoys reading and is in two book clubs. She loves playing cards. When possible she enjoys traveling.