Beverly George

Beverly George

Beverly George has been employed with the Enid School District for two decades as a support worker.

Beverly was dedicated to her family and community, actively participating in crafting, gardening and attracting birds to her backyard. As a seven-year survivor of breast cancer, Beverly enjoyed being creative, gardening and attracting birds to her yard.

Early Life and Education

Beverly George achieved great success despite growing up in a poor family, being able to receive an education and earn her degree. In 1975 she earned her bachelor’s degree from SIUE and followed that up with a master’s in 1979 from the same university.

She worked as an instructor for SIUE’s Upward Bound program and taught English and reading at Highland High School. Additionally, she was a dedicated volunteer in the Edwardsville community; serving on the SIUE Foundation Board, Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce Board and Citizen’s Advisory Council.

Beverly is survived by her children Andy George (Donna), Andrea Thomas (Eddie), Patty McNamara (Robert), Mary-Jo Roy and Cathy Kileel; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Nathan George; parents Lois (Eldridge) and Albert Henry; sister Joanne.

Professional Career

Beverly George was a highly-sought after professional real estate broker renowned for her exceptional work and superior client service. As the owner of Bev George & Associates, one of Edwardsville’s oldest independent firms, Beverly built her company from scratch on these principles.

She worked with residential sellers, buyers and renters to meet their needs and interests in all facets of real estate. Her expertise lay in guiding clients through the often complex home buying and selling process, including pricing and negotiations.

She also developed strong connections to local community organizations. Her dedication to giving back led her to work closely with organizations such as the Edwardsville Children’s Museum, Humane Society, YMCA, Holiday Shores Fire Department and Watershed Nature Center.

Achievements and Honors

George has a long and distinguished career in the arts. She has received numerous honors and awards for her contributions to her community.

In 1998, she was honored with a Statue of Liberty Award from the American Jewish Historical Society for her “lifetime of achievement in the arts and humanitarian causes.”

She was also named a Kennedy Center Honoree, an award given to those who have made significant contributions to American culture and are highly esteemed experts in their fields.

She was recognized by B’nai B’rith Women for her dedication to the March of Dimes campaign against birth defects and received a Medal of Freedom from President Jimmy Carter.

Personal Life

Beverly George was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many in Edwardsville for many years. She was an active Southern Illinois University Edwardsville donor and tireless volunteer who always found time to give back.

Her greatest treasures were her children Stacy and John, as well as grandsons Leo and Griffin whom she affectionately called “YiaYia and Pappou.” She was immensely proud of their accomplishments and loved being part of their lives.

Beverly was an ardent believer in the gospel. Through her music, she spread a message of hope and salvation around the globe – beginning with Billy Graham in 1944 and remaining close to him for 60 years.

Net Worth

Beverly George is a reality star and an actor, best known for her role on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In addition to being a reality star, she has appeared in numerous movies and television shows throughout her career; however, her fame is mostly due to her role as one of the housewives on RHOBH.

She is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million, which largely stems from her career as an actress.

Furthermore, she owns her own beauty brand that sells cosmetic items for both men and women.

She and her husband own and operate a YouTube family channel with over 470,000 subscribers.

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