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Margaret H. “Holly” Bevan, N3MB SK December 09, 2017 Age 101

Discussion in 'Silent Keys / Friends Remembered' started by K2HAT, Dec 20, 2017.

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  1. K2HAT

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    Margaret H. Bevan, N3MB SK


    Margaret H. Bevan
    March 20, 1916 - December 09, 2017
    Margaret H. “Holly” Bevan, of Crownsville, MD, and previously of Kula and Maui Hawaii, passed away on Saturday, December 9th in Harwood, Maryland. Holly was 101.
    Holly was born on March 20, 1916 in White Pine, Tennessee. She attended the University of Michigan where she earned a B.A. in Journalism and a M.A in Education. Holly was a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy and served in WWII. She was a member of the Anne Arundel Radio Club, Arundel Stamp Club and the Arundel Camera Club. Her interests included amateur radio, photography and stamp collecting.
    She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Wilbur Roy Bevan. Holly is survived by her son, Michael T. Bevan of Crownsville, MD and her sister, Fern V. Holloway of White Pine, Tennessee.
    A graveside service with military honors will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

    She was locally well known in the Washington, D.C. and Maryland region as the morning drive time emcee on the 147.105 Anne Arundel Radio Club, repeater. She was a WW II veteran of the "WAVES" and got her extra class license, including 20 WPM Morse, in her 70s.
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    Sorry to hear of her passing I didnt know her but, am inspired by all our friends of that era...the WWII generation. They had grit and tenacity that is rarely seen anymore and a pride for their country and all of its people. Those that knew her personally are truly blessed, I can only read about her and wonder what she was like. God speed and 73

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