September 26, 1937 ~ May 27, 2001

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Beverly Brooks Calvin, 63, of 43 Duckett Rd., Candler, died Sunday, May 27, 2001 in the Hospice Solace Center. A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie P. and Isabelle Osborne Brooks. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles R. “Chuck” Calvin Jr., who died in 1980. She was a retired office worker and was very active in the Democratic Party and the School Systems. Mrs. Calvin was also a member of Acton United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Roger Calvin Sr.; daughters, Kay Calvin and Kim Cable and her husband Dan; son Tony Calvin and his wife Debbie all of Candler; and grandchildren, Chris Calvin, Michael Stewart, Danny Cable, Danielle Cable and Kimilee Cable. Memorial services will be 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Acton United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Hacklander officiating. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Acton United Methodist Church, 171 Sand Hill School Rd., Asheville, NC 28806 or to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home, Patton Avenue is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. We will miss Beverly as a steadfast supporter of our community. Our deepest sympathy to her family in this loss.

  2. Beverly was a great friend!! We miss her calling on a regular basis to check and see how everybody was doing. She was a great friend. Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family during this time of grief. Hats off to Roger who did a great job caring for Beverly.

  3. My love and prayers go out to Beverly’s family. I will never forget the way she supported so many of us during our years in the Enka Band, and even afterwards. I will always have fond memories of her.

  4. Beverly was a frequent bright spot in my stressful days at Enka High School, and I always welcomed her spirit and interest in her children and the school. She was dedicated to many causes, and always saw the best in people. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
    You can be proud of your dear Beverly. Jane Luther, Enka High School, Retired March, 1999.

  5. Please accept our deepest
    condolences for your loss.
    I (Barbara) went to school
    with Beverly and she was one
    of my best friends. I will
    really miss her great humor,
    wit and friendship.
    God bless you.
    Barbara Patterson Looney and Bill Looney

  6. Dear Tony, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She will live long and well in the hearts of all who knew her. Please let me know if I can do anything that would make this time easier for you. Take care. Pat

  7. Our condolences to your families in loss of Beverly.
    She was a friend to the betterment of our communities.


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