Born on March 30, 1926, in Checkerville, she was the daughter of John and Emma (Dunbar) Mason. Beverly graduated from Troy High School.
On September 14, 1946 she married Everett F. Knights and they had 48 happy years before his passing on September 24, 1994. Beverly worked at the East Troy Diner, the Sylvania Plant, McCabe's Drug Store, Cooke’s Pharmacy, and American Silk Label, all in Troy. She was a member of the Wheel Inn Club. Her interests were organizing family outings with her sisters and camping.
Surviving are sons, Mason Alan (Patricia) Knights of Troy and Timothy (Kelly) Knights of Corning, NY.; grandchildren, Thomas (Kristie) Knights, Saxonburg, PA, Christy (Brian) Palmer, Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA, Brittany Knights, Buffalo, NY, and Jason (Amanda) Herrick, Canandaigua, NY. Great grandchildren are Katie Knights, Maddie Guthrie, Kam Guthrie, Damian Palmer, Theron Palmer, Taylor Palmer, and Ava Palmer; many beloved nieces and nephews and very special friends, Amber Cook and family.