Beverly Jean Thorn Weyerts
Beverly, 88 of Alpine, Texas passed away May 7th, 2021 in San Angelo, Texas. Funeral services
will be held on May 22,2021 at 10:00AM graveside at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Sanderson,
Beverly was born in Sanderson, Texas on August 4th, 1932 at home to Gene and Fay Thorn. She
attended school in Sanderson, Texas. While attended high school she played tennis 1946-1949.
Was in the Library club, Senior play, also was the Senior Favorite. She was the 1948 Sanderson
football sweetheart, Junior play, senior reporter and played Volleyball. After graduating
Sanderson Class of 1949, she attended Texas Western College of El Paso, San Angelo College,
and Sul Ross College with business degree in Agriculture and a degree in Animal Husbandry.
She then came back to Sanderson to help her parents on the ranches. Breaking horses, raising
sheep and goats and cows. Later, in life she married Dr. Paul Weyerts of Alpine, Texas. (No shot
Beverly took the knowledge that her parents and grandparents bestowed upon her, and she made
a life of ranching. Appaloosas were her favorite breed of horses. She raised and broke them and
finished them to be amazing horses, where she won many trophies and ribbons with them. She
was also a wonderful sheep and goat women and cows too. (But they are stupid!)
She was a renowned cowgirl at the rodeos. In 1952 she won a saddle at Hardin Simmons rodeo.
She was an incredible goat roper. She was in the Sanderson rodeo club, Sul Ross rodeo club and
in the Pilot Club and many other organizations, where she would volunteer to help get anything
done that was needed.
Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Fay Thorn. Her youngest son Robert
Weyerts and husband Dr. Paul Weyerts. Beverly is survived by her daughter Lucy Schneider and
husband Frank of La Pryor, Texas. Her son Albert Thorn and wife Sheri Thorn of Sanderson,
Texas. Daughter- in- Law Amy Weyerts of Fort Stockton, Texas.
Ankle bitters Brice Womack and Melanie Neie of Alpine, Texas. Megan Pape and husband Dustin Pape of
San Angelo, Texas. Trent Schneider of La Pryor, Texas. Keith and
Shannon Weyerts of Fort Stockton, Texas. Special kid Ralston Rosas of Midland,
Texas. Many cousins and extended family. Special neighbors Pat and Marshall McCall, Fern
Scudday and herd of FRIENDS.
Honorary Pall Bearers: Brice Womack, Keith Weyerts, Trent Schneider, Ralston Rosas, Pinky
Carruthers, Jace Harkins, Monty Harkins, Ted Yadon, Tom Lowrance, Arly Weatherman,
Guadalupe Duenez, and Estaban Cervantes.
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