Beverly Michelle Reynolds was born April 20, 1962 to the union of Freddie Joe and Sandra Kaye March, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. When Beverly was very young her mother passed away. Shortly after which her father brought Bev and her brother Fred to Albuquerque to be near their grandparents, Robert and Billie Faye March. Beverly was educated in the Albuquerque Public School system and was a 1980 graduate of New Futures High School. After high school she was employed in the medical field as a dietician and also as a nursing assistant. Beverly was married for many years to Mike Reynolds; she has also spent several years with her partner, Andre Chappelle.
Beverly was blessed with a beautiful personality. She was loving, caring, generous, and funny. To know her was to love her. She loved listening to her music and enjoyed rocking to the sound.
On Thursday May 14th, after many years of health issues, she peacefully passed away leaving a great void in our lives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Freddie Joe and Sandra Kaye March, her precious baby girl Alana, and grandparents Robert and Billie Faye March. Those left to cherish her memory: 3 sons-La Shawn Peoples, Tyson Love, and DeAaron Chappelle; 1 daughter-Brittany Reynolds, 11 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren…all of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Brothers Fred March of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Arthur March of Shreveport, Louisiana. 4 sisters-Jane’nse March and Tonya Winans of Shreveport, Louisiana, Latriece Nichols of Tampa, Florida, and Nancy Henderson of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and step mother Dessie March of Shreveport, Louisiana. Additionally, she leaves aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
A Visitation to be held Wednesday May 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Strong Thorne Funeral Home, 1100 Coal Ave SE (please be advised that face mask are ask to be worn). Funeral service will be held Thursday May 28, at 11:00 am at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 1509 Edith SE. Interment to follow at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Ave SE.
Strong Thorne Mortuary
1100 Coal Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
In Our Hearts
We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new.
We thought about you yesterday, and the days before that too.
We think of you in silence, we often speak your name.
Now all we have is memories, and your picture in a frame.
Your memory is our keepsake, with which we’ll never part.
God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.
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