William "Willy" Bever

Wednesday, March 5, 2003

William "Willy" Bever, 73, of Holiday Island, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, in Springdale.

He was born April 2, 1929, in Bedford, Ind., son of Huston and Violet Viola (Williams) Bever.

Mr. Bever was a retired salesman. He was a veteran, having served his country with the United States Army. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Holiday Island.

He is survived by three sons, Gerald Bever and wife Camille of DeKalb, Ill., Jeff Bever and wife Donna of Wichita, Kan., and Michael Bever of Chicago, Ill.; two daughters, Brenda Giebar and husband John of Emporia, Kan., and Roxie Fletcher and husband Doug of Bartlett, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his sister, Rhea Brown and husband of Surprise, Ariz.; and his brother, Robert Bever and wife Phyllis of Golden, Mo.

Memorial funeral services were held on Monday, March 3, at the Elks Lodge in Holiday Island.

Memorial donations may be made to the Elks Lodge 1042, P.O. Box 3087, Holiday Island, AR 72631.