Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR


Beverly Jean Arnold

May 23, 1937July 18, 2019

Beverly Arnold, 82, of Kibler, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Fort Smith. She was born May 23, 1937 in Lancaster, to the late Ben and Cora Parker. She was a homemaker; a member of Kibler Baptist Church where she assisted with Vacation Bible School; and a member of the Kibler PTA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Arnold; and a sister, Sue France.

She is survived by two sons, Marty Arnold and wife Teresa, and Randy Arnold, all of Kibler; three sisters, Corene Morgan and Carol Henderson, both of Mountainburg, and Debra Fimple of Ozark; two brothers, Danny Parker of Rudy, and Mike Parker of Van Buren; three grandchildren, Cory Arnold and Nataylia Deer, both of Fort Smith, and Tashauna Arnold of Great Bend, KS; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Newberry Cemetery in Alma, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

Pallbearers will be Mick Fine, Richard Henderson, Johnny Morgan, Brandon Trent, Giles France, Jr., and Justin Parker.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.


  • Visitation Monday, July 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Beverly Jean Arnold

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