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Betty Moore Beverly

Betty Moore Beverly, American counselor. License counselor, Virginia; certified substance abuse counselor. Pathfinder scholar United States Government, 1986.


Beverly, Betty Moore was born on October 4, 1939 in Clarksville, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Junius Chappell and Edna (Burton) Moore.


Bachelor in Psychology, University South Carolina, 1962. Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1987.


Order library, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1962-1963;teacher special education, Chesterfield (Virginia) Public Schools, 1973-1975;coordinator outpatient treatment, Hospital Corporation of America Poplar Springs Hospital, Petersburg, Virginia, 1988-1990;private practice, Chesterfield, Virginia, since 1990.


The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.


Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.


Member Chesterfield Community Service Board, 1988-1993, chairman, 1990-1992. Member state council Mental Health Planning Council, Richmond, Virginia, 1989-1994. Member Chesterfield Comprehensive Services Policy and Management Team, since 1994.

Member Chesterfield County Community Mobilization. Member American Counseling Association, Mental Health Association Virginia, Chesterfield Mental Health Association, Chester Garden Club (past president), Chester Rotary Club International.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: physical fitness, gardening, community and church service.


Married Aubrey S. DesPortes, August 31, 1962 (divorced October 1973). Children: Aubrey S. DesPortes Junior, Betty Layne DesPortes. Married Elton R. Beverly, April 7, 1975.

1 stepchild, Roberta B. Eddy.


The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.