Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Beverly Elliott

Beverly Elliott, age 55, of Quincy, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 11:50 am in her home.

Beverly Elliott | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILBeverly was born January 5, 1963, in Louisiana, MO the daughter of John and Shirley Turnbaugh Elliott.

Beverly worked as a Registered Nurse for various hospitals and nursing homes. She enjoyed listening to R & B music and watching classic television shows. She loved spending time with friends and family, most of all, her grandchildren.

Survivors include: four children, DeLaun (Stephanie Blackwell) Elliott of Quincy, Felicia (Derry) Salter of Engelwood, CO, Natasha (Chris) Kelly of Peoria, IL, and Kevin Dewitt Scott of Quincy; seven grandchildren: Marquis Gibbons, Zalen and Zaranna Powell, Eli, Evan, and Alana Kelly, and Carson Scott;  two sisters, Brenda VanHooser and Kristi Freeman of Bowling Green, MO, and an aunt, Debbie Goodwin, of Bowling Green, MO.

Beverly was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Turnbaugh, a granddaughter, Belicia Elliot, and two brothers, John and Chad Elliott.

No services are planned at this time.


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. God rest your soul. I remember so plainly Beverly jumping on that red bouncey thing, when we were neighbors as kids. She has gone home. Prayers to her family. So sorry. Gone to soon.

  2. Rest in peace Beverly.I know God brought you home to end all your suffering . You will be remembered and you are loved .
    Love ,Mandi Elliott

  3. Beverly I know you are in a better place! You have had so much go wrong in your life but you tried to do better. God will take care of you now and our other family members in heaven will be there to love and support you. I will miss you…I loved since the day you were bought into this world. Rest easy now 😢💔💋

  4. Momma I love you! U always tried your hardest to comfort me and even when ur mad at me u still loved me, I’m so sorry this happened to you! I wish I can take everything back and start over, I know ur not in pain anymore and your watching over us! I miss you so much already

  5. I’m going to miss her so much! It doesn’t seem real to me. She was my sister in life and for always. I’ll miss teasing you just to get that full blown reaction and I wasn’t happy till I heard it ! “ Oh ok you just wait till the next time I see you!!” The next time I seen her I was meet with a hug and told how much she loved me !! I already miss her and will be lost without her in my life here on earth . But I know the next time I see her I will be greeted with the same big hug and told how much she loved me. Rest In Peace my Sister , My Friend one day I’ll see you again … I love you too 💔

  6. Zaranna, Zalen and I loved you to death. I know we had our ups and downs but I know you appreciated the things that I was doing for your grandchildren. Watch over us you are going to be seeing big things soon. Your dream for us will be accomplished. I can’t believe that this is real. Unfortunately it is though. Rest easy see you later. Love Zalen Zaranna Abra

  7. We’re gonna miss you so much Ma! This seems so unreal… Thank you for those few special moments we shared days before you went to be with the Lord! I love you so much! It’s not gonna be the same without you here!

  8. Berverly was a great person inside and out,one of the very 1st.friends I made in Louisiana
    To her children know one thing for sure She loved you with all of Heart
    I’m praying that the Lord will comfort you in your time of Sorrow
    Fly high my friend until we meet Again

  9. I loved you in life and ill love u in death too! You were like a sister to me and always had my back. You accepted Michael as your own child. You loved him as your own. I am going to miss you in so many ways! I am so sorry that I didn’t come by and see you before you went to Heaven! I love u Beverly with all of my heart! Rest in peace! We will see each other again! Give momma shirley a hug and kiss for me!

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