October 3, 1933 – February 24, 2014
Obituaries » BEVERLY A. AZUR
AZUR, BEVERLY ANN STEVENS, 80, of Montpelier, died February 24, in Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Mass. She was born in Montpelier Oct. 3, 1933, the ninth of 10 children to Logan and Artie (Cowan) Crowell. Beverly attended Montpelier schools and graduated in 1952 from Montpelier High School. Beverly was married to Neil L. Stevens Jr. on July 23, 1956. They had two children, Neil and Narra. Mr. Stevens died July 10, 1958. She later married Philip Azur in 1960 and had one child, Schuyler. Beverly worked for the state of Vermont for several years. She then did day care while her children were young, returning to work in the Montpelier public school system, part time for Rich’s Department Store, and the Grand Union and Shaw’s of Berlin and Montpelier, retiring in 2011. Survivors include a daughter, Narra Walters, of Concord, N.C.; two sons, Neil L. Stevens III and Schuyler Azur, both of Montpelier; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter. Beverly is also survived by a sister, Ernestine Moreau, of Norwich, Conn.; sisters-in-law Nancy Strong and husband, Fred, of East Montpelier, and Ann Marie Azur and brother-in-law Tony Azur, both of St. Johnsbury; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and eight siblings.