Beverly Baker McLain
April 30, 1943 - May 16, 2022
Beverly Baker McLain, age 79, of Smyrna, DE, passed away peacefully, on Monday, May 16, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 30, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Charles M. and Lillian M. (Jenson) Baker. Beverly was employed with DuPont, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, and retiring from University of Delaware as a secretary after many years of dedicated service.
Beverly had a green thumb and was infamous for her beautiful African violets that she cared for at her home. She also enjoyed baking, providing cookies, cakes, pies, and cinnamon buns to a multitude of family members and friends for multiple occasions.
In addition to her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, David Barbour. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ronald A. McLain, Jr.; loving son, Michael McLain (Monica); sister Madeleine Barbour; brothers, Charles Baker, Jr., and Douglas Baker (Diane); grandchildren, Christopher (McLain) Zelaya (Stephan), Hallee McLain (fiancé Tyler Scott), Michael McLain, Jr., and Alyssa McLain; and great granddaughter, Illyria Scott.
Services will be held privately.