Cecil L. "Buddy" Alverson

May 14, 1951March 12, 2012

Cecil L. “Buddy” Alverson, 60, of Van Buren, AR, died Monday, March 12, 2012 in Fort Smith, AR. He was born May 14, 1951 in Van Buren, AR. He served in the National Guards for six years. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alverson of the home; two daughters, Catherine Jones of Van Buren, AR and Nichole Davies of Sun Valley , NV; two sons, Cecil W. Alverson of Van Buren, AR and David Alverson of Van Buren, AR; his mother, Elizabeth Alverson of Fort Smith, AR; three sisters, Catherine Cunningham of Fort Smith, AR, Hazel Ferguson of Fort Smith, AR and Donna Garcia of Fort Smith, AR; two brothers, Danny Alverson of Anaheim, CA and Michael Alverson of Van Buren, AR; 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, March 16, 2012 at Edwards Van-Alma Chapel with burial at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren, AR under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren, AR. Pallbearers will be Waylon Hurd, David Alverson Jr., Joseph Butler, Jacob Jones, Jesse Alverson and Salvador Garcia, Jr. The family will receive friends from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren, AR.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 16, 2012

Cecil L. "Buddy" Alverson

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treasure jones

March 21, 2012

iloveyou;) pops ur the man i look up to u taught me right from wrong u never gave up on me when everyone else did. You beilved n me

david alverson

March 20, 2012

My father you have always been my hero im struggling right now cause i forgot that heros sometimes pass on.your the greatest person i have ever had the privelege of knowing and it has been an honor to be your son.daddy you keep grandma and grandpa in line and leave room for me cause one day we will be together again.

March 18, 2012

I am honored to be your wife.You are thelove of my life after 43years together I can't imagine me without you but like you said in the hospital you will wait for me.Someday I will be there and maybe then this big empty space in my heart and soul will be whole again.I I have to hang onto that promise to even try to make it threw the day.I am totally lost without you I don't belong anywhere withput you it would of been perfect if we could of s done like the movie we watched together Notebook and left here together.But we will be together again and this time we will never be seperated again.The kids,my brother, and your family has helped me so much threw this nightmare and I could of never made it without their love and support but they are my family too.Please don't ever forget me I love you so muchand as soon aas God says I will be therte.You are my one and only for always and forever.Love always,Mary

Melinda Gilliam

March 14, 2012

Buddy say hello to daddy and all you boys better be good up there! You will be missed greatly! god bless your family!

Salvador Garcia jr

March 14, 2012

You will be missed uncle buddy. Love you

Cousin Fran Warren

March 14, 2012

Rest in peace, Cousin Buddy! I will forever cherish good memories of you!

Patsy Payne

March 14, 2012

Always in my heart. You will be missed very much. But With everyone you are with right there must be a great reunion in the heavens! I will be there shortly, in God's time. I love you, always will.

Darlene Mason- Mitcham

March 13, 2012

I am going to miss you Buddy! But you are with your Dad and other kin and friends now.And no more pain for you.We had some wonderful times together here on earth and later we will be together again. We love you with all our heart and soul.

Leann Ross

March 13, 2012

To a sweet brother-in-law who brought joy and love to our family. Will miss you dearly.

With huge respect,

Leann Ross

Elaine Mason/Sanders

March 13, 2012

You were an absolutely wonderful person, loved by all. So sorry you left us so soon.