George William Severs, Jr.

Friday, September 30, 2011

George William Severs, Jr., a resident of Berryville, AR, was born July 14, 1946 in Harrison, AR, a son of George William Sr. and Ruby Mary (Terrill) Severs. He departed this life Saturday, September 24, 2011 with his wife Doris; daughter Leigh Ann, and son Robert by his side at St. John's in Berryville at the age of 65 years. Loving care was also provided by the doctors and staff at the hospital and St. John's Hospice.

George proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He loved spending time with his family and his beloved pets.

On November 3, 1988, George was united in marriage with Doris McCarver who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Melissa Severs of Eureka Springs, AR and their three children, Matthew, Caitlyn and Taylor; one daughter and son-in-law, Leigh Ann (Howerton) and Rob Richard of Vacaville, CA and their son, Christian; brother, Mark and Marie Severs of Berryville, AR; two nephews, Kevin and Derek Severs of Berryville, AR; and a host of other family and friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents, George William Sr. and Ruby Mary Severs.

As anyone who knew George would know, he was a no frills man who asked that his final arrangements be kept simple. There will be no funeral service. A gathering of remembrance with family and friends will be held at The Ozark Café in Berryville on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Coffee, tea and pie will be provided. George so enjoyed having breakfast there with the staff and his breakfast friends.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Hospice Care, 804 West Freeman, Suite 4, Berryville, AR or Berryville Veterinary Compassion Fund, 1104 South Main, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at