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Beverly Bloom


September 16, 1935
May 22, 2017

Visitation Friday, May 26, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m.-Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval
Funeral Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.-Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval

Beverly Sue (Snider) Bloom age 81 of Sandoval, formerly of Odin, passed from this life May 22, 2017 at Lavendar Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Effingham, IL.

Beverly was born September 16, 1935 the fourth of eight children of George R. and Wanita (Warren) Snider in Centralia. She married Bobby Gene Bloom on March 2, 1957 at St. Lawrence Church in Sandoval. She retired from St. Mary's Hospital where she worked as a Unit Secretary in the Emergency Dept, previously also working at Salem Township Hospital. Beverly was a farm wife for many years, a member of the Odin First Baptist Church, past 4-H Leader, past member of the Young Homemakers Extension group, a member of the Southern Illinois Antique Power Club along with Bobby for many years. She was a volunteer driver for the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program, and participated in Salem's Relay For Life for many years before her health failed. She loved to cook, and enjoyed making her famous sugar cookies and hot rolls for many family functions and visitors to their home. She was a tireless caregiver to many family members at various times during her life, and she loved flower gardening. She loved family gatherings and spending time with all the extended family. She will certainly be missed.

Beverly is survived by daughter Sheila (Terry) Mulvany of Salem, son Craig (Lynn) Bloom of Salem and son Eric (Pam) Bloom of Boonville, IN; grandchildren Wendy (Shane) Clark of Cabot, AR; Christopher Bloom of Salem, and Andrew Strong of Salem. step-grandchildren Johnna Kramer, Brian (Jessica) Kramer all of Fort Branch, IN and Adam Kramer (Parris Ramsey) of Boonville, IN. Great grandchildren Allison Clark, Nicholas Bloom and Step Great Grandchildren McKinzy Lockwood, Briar and Griffen Kramer and Violet Kramer. Sisters Bertha Hiatt of Jacksonville, FL, Judy Carruthers of Vera, Nancy Snider of Patoka, and Carolyn Wadkins of Odin. Also many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bobby, sisters Betty Rife and Donna Rae Snider, brother George R. (Bob) Snider, Jr; brothers in law Ed Hiatt, Neal Coleman, Charles Wadkins and Roy Carruthers; sister in law Mary Ann Snider, and beloved son in law Mike Strong.

Celebration of life services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval with Pastor David Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Sandoval Cemetery in Sandoval, IL. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Beverly’s memory to the Sandoval Fire & EMS Department, or Sandoval Cemetery. On-line condolences and memories of Beverly may be shared with the family at