BEVERLY YARIAN, 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at home. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Zenus Gilling-ham. She was a member of First Assembly Of God, Fort Wayne. Beverly loved working in her flower garden, and was an avid reader, but most importantly, she loved being with her family. She is survived by her children, Ron Yarian of New Haven, Ronda (Scott) Laabs of Woodland Park, Colo. and Traci (Scott) Freck of Sandpoint, Idaho; one sister; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Maynard, in September of 2014; and 10 siblings. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, with calling two hours prior. Pastor Ron Hawkins officiating. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are to the church. Arrangements by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E. New Haven. To share online condolences, please visit

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