OBITUARY: Beverly Bryant Knight Hurley


Beverly Bryant Knight Hurley, age 78, of Antioch, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2023.

Preceded in death by first husband, Edward Knight.

Survived by husband, Al Hurley; stepchildren, Rebecca Lockhart and Patrick Hurley; and 6 grandchildren.

Nashville Republican Women regret to inform you of the passing of our beloved President, Beverly Knight-Hurley. Beverly passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2023.

Nashville Republican Women’s Club (NRW) is synonymous with service and politics since its inception in 1949. Our members have sought or held office in many areas of local, county, and state government.

Beverly actively served in each of these areas sharing her passion for conservative politics. She supported many Republican candidates through campaigning, serving on committees, and her involvement in the Davidson County Republican Party.

The Nashville Republican Women have had the historical honor of Beverly serving as President for three separate terms beginning in 2000-2003, 2006-2009, and serving as the current NRW President for 2022-2023. Her commitment to leadership was shown through her wisdom, knowledge, and guidance to NRW members and the state Republican Party.

Beverly also served several terms on the Tennessee Republican Party State Executive Committee (SEC) holding office as the current Committeewoman for District 21. Beverly represented Tennessee as a Presidential Electoral for the Electoral College in the 2020 United States Presidential election.

We extend our heartfelt sympathy to her husband Al, her family, and many friends. The Nashville Republican Women will honor the memory of Beverly at the NRW monthly meeting on September 13, 2023, with contributions to her favorite animal rescue organizations.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Steve Durham on Friday, August 4, 2023, at 12:00 Noon (visitation 10:00 a.m.-12 noon) at Sunset Hills Baptist Church, 1635 Sunset Road, Brentwood, TN 37027. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.


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