Beverly Jean “BJ” Kessinger

January 27, 1957 - February 20, 2024

Beverly Jean “BJ” Kessinger

Beverly Jean “BJ” Kessinger, 67, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024, with her family by her side in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born January 27, 1957, in Louisville, Kentucky to the late William Allen and Evelyn Kiper Allen. BJ was a strong presence in the FHG Mentorship Program when traveling with her husband and attended Taylormine Church when in Beaver Dam. Many may remember BJ from her days at Cowden’s Sewing Factory.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Randall “Rastus” Sutherland and brother, Buddy Allen Kiper.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband and best friend, Jon Kessinger of Beaver Dam; three sons, Brian (Glenda) Sutherland of Owensboro, Willie (Lori) Sutherland of Horse Branch, and Bobby (Serina) Sutherland of Springfield; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two sisters, Tena Whitler of Beaver Dam, and Shirley Calloway of Beaver Dam, and two dogs, Roxy and Stormy.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday, February 26, 2024, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Ben Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Friends may visit with BJ’s family from 10 AM until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

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