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Madras resident Beverly Hinkle died May 10, 2011, at the age of 65.

She was born June 28, 1945 in Pomona, Calif., to Ralph Reid and Barbara Buttner.

She was the cofounder of M & I Surplus, an Army surplus store in Pomona, Calif., and later worked at the L.A. County Fair Storybook Farm. She moved to Madras in the early 1990s and worked at The Stag Restaurant. In 1994, she and John Hinkle were married at the Elks Lodge in Madras.

She was a volunteer with the Madras Elks Lodge. She loved her puppies and was a wonderful and loving wife, mom and granny.

Survivors include her husband, John Hinkle of Madras; father, Ralph Reid; sons, Alan and Jason Matthews; sisters, Sylvia Kaminski and Linda Bell, all of California; and numerous grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother and a daughter.