Beverly A. Basile

August 6, 1956August 19, 2012
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Beverly Ann (Yendrey) Basile, born August 6, 1956, a devout Roman Catholic, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2012 after a long battle with carcinoid cancer. She was 56 years old. Born in Ganado, TX, to Chester and Mary ‘Betty’ Yendrey, she grew up in Edna, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University in December 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. She married David Basile in Houston, TX, on November 10, 1979 and they have celebrated 33 wonderful wedded years together. After moving around the US for several years while David was in the US Navy, she settled in Yoakum, TX, in 1987, where she taught Science and other classes at St. Joseph’s Catholic School for 12 years. She professed into the Secular Franciscan Order in Victoria, TX in August 1991, later transferring to the fraternity at Mission San Jose in San Antonio. She spent 20 years as a volunteer leader in the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Camp Fire Scouts. She moved with her family to San Antonio, TX in 1999 and continued her teaching career at Holy Spirit Catholic School, where she taught middle school Science for 12 years. Her illness ended her teaching career in 2010. She is preceded in death by her father, Chester. She is survived by her mother, Betty, brother Arthur (Diane) Yendrey, sister Rena (David) Lawson, husband David, children Daniel (Lacy) Basile, Joseph Basile, Bartholomew Basile, Mary Basile and Anthony Basile, two grandsons and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all the many doctors, nurses and care givers throughout San Antonio, Texas and the US who gave Beverly so much tender care through the six years she fought her carcinoid cancer. Visitation will be held at The Shrine of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, 3843 Bulverde Parkway beginning at 6:30 P.M. on Thursday, August 23, 2012, followed by recitation of a Franciscan Crown Rosary at 7:00 P.M. Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at the shrine, Msgr. Patrick Ragsdale presiding. The family has requested that donations be made to the Shrine of St Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, 3843 Bulverde Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78259, in lieu of flowers. To sign the online guestbook, please log on to


  • Rosary Service Thursday, August 23, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Friday, August 24, 2012

Beverly A. Basile

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Joe and Janis (Dooley) Sloan

January 14, 2013

We were so saddened to hear of Beverly's passing. Our prayers for her entire family.

Phyllis Labbe

September 17, 2012

So sad to hear of my cousin, Beverly passing. I remember playing
with her when we were young
kids. Such a kind, loving,
giving and beautiful woman.

Nona Dennis

August 29, 2012

So sad to find out about Beverly, I have not seen or heard from her or her family since we left Edna, in 1966...
We were neighbors on Cypress st us across the street from the post office that was our grandparents house and they lived one house down on the corner across from the old jail where my paw-paw was a sheriff back in the 50's. We had so much fun fun playing . Where it be in their drive way playing chase or in our bushed that was a fort for Douglas and Arthur or a playhouse for me and Beverly or watching Bateman and robin, Arthur and are the same age, Douglas and Beverly were the same and youngest brother Ralph and Rene were the same age... I am so very sorry, please know that I will continue to keep y'all in my prayers.. Please pass this On to Mrs Yendry, Arthur and Rene... God Bless each of y'all

Tanja and Warren Ganues

August 26, 2012

We are very sorry for your loss. It has been a priviledge to know Beverly as a friend and neighbor.
The Ganues Family

Nathan Bucek

August 24, 2012

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Charles & Beverly Chadd

August 24, 2012

We will hold our memories of you as a gracious lady, attentive to your family with obvious love and devotion. Your faith and how you embraced it is an inspiration to others.

Danielle, Will, and Mason

August 24, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and will continue to be in the future. Beverly was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathy.

Anna Brown

August 24, 2012

My sincere condolences to the Basile family. Beverly was a lovely person and she gave so much of herself to our children. I sincerely appreciate everything she did as a merit badge counselor for Troop 360. Scout moms are a special breed and Beverly will be especially missed. My heart goes out to her loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Carol Jungman

August 24, 2012

Dear Betty & Family,

My sincere sympathy to all on the loss of your loved one. Beverly was one of God's angels on earth and has finished her work here. She will be missed dearly by all. I will be keeping you and your family close in my heart and prayers. May God bless you and comfort you.

My Deepest Sympathy ,
Carol Jungman

Kayla Berger

August 24, 2012

She will never be forgotten, I still remember her science class at St. Joseph School it was Awesome.