Beverly J. Hardison
September 15, 1928 – March 14, 2020
Beverly Hardison joined her husband in heaven on Saturday March 14, 2020, at the age of 91. She is the last of her siblings and her husband’s side of the family. She was born to Emanuel & Lydia Berndt on September 15, 1928, in Olivet, South Dakota. In her early teens, she moved to California and settled in Reedley where she met her husband Merrill Hardison. She taught school for FUSD for 29 years. She loved the Lord, taught Sunday School, played the piano, and actively worked with the South-East Asian Friendship Ministries, at the First Baptist Churches in Dunlap, Reedley, and Fresno. She is survived by her daughters Jean Gerdes (husband Philip), and Carol Alvernaz (husband Robert); five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Thank you to Paintbrush Memory Care Home for the wonderful love and care given to Beverly in her last 4 years . Celebration of Life will be determined at a later date. Heaven is truly blessed!