Sept. 9, 1932 - May 8, 2018

A graveside services for longtime Port Orford resident, Beverly Jane McKenzie will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 18, at the Port Orford Cemetery.

Beverly was born Sept. 9, 1932 in Inglewood, Calif., the daughter of Courtney and Lillian (Hoskins) Mermilliod. She died May 8, 2018 in Coos Bay at the age of 85.

She came to Oregon in her early teens and graduated from Langlois High School. She married Robert McKenzie Jr. and began raising her family. She worked the family ranch, raising cattle and sheep and running the cranberry farm with husband, Bob.

She was a member of the Order of Easter Star and the Langlois Lions Club. She loved beach combing and hunting for agates and glass floats. She loved the holidays with her family. Her favorite was Thanksgiving, in which she took great pride doing all of the preparing and cooking of the holiday meal.

She is survived by her sons, Robert McKenzie and wife, Gloria and Scott McKenzie and wife, Carol; daughters, Patti McKenzie and Cindy McKenzie; grandchildren, Martina and Toby, Shala and Grant, Adam and Regent, Aaron and Ayu, Russell and Sanja, Kelsey and Peter, Patrick and Kaitlyn, Zac and Darcy, Eli, and Landon; and great-grandchildren, Addison, Kampbell, and Tucker.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; her brothers and sisters.

Friends may offer condolences at westrumfuneralservice.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Amling Schroeder Funeral Service, Bandon.

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