Michael Alverson

November 7, 1964April 5, 2013

Michael Alverson, 48, of Van Buren died Friday, April 5, 2013 in a local hospital. He was born November 7, 1964 in Fort Smith to Cecil and Elizabeth Alverson. He was a retired police officer in Bokoshe, OK; and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God in Bell Gardens, CA.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah of the home; three daughters, Sanja Alverson of Fort Smith, and Kimberly Peer and Layla Alverson of Van Buren; five sons, Brandon Alverson of Rudy, and Christopher Davis, Michael Alverson, Jr., Jesse Alverson, and Jacob Alverson of Van Buren; his mother, Elizabeth Alverson of Fort Smith; three sisters Catherine Cunningham and Hazel Ferguson of Fort Smith, and Donna Garcia of Van Buren; a brother, Danny Alverson of Anaheim, CA; and six grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Alverson, Michael Alverson, Jr., Christopher Davis, and Jessie Alverson.

The family will received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 9, 2013
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Michael Alverson j.r

April 11, 2013

I miss you daddy i always will i hope that i have and will make you proud you will be missed but never forgotten have an amazing time in heaven i know you are ill see you again one day good bye for now until i see you again i love you your baby mikey

Salvador Garcia jr

April 10, 2013

We had some great times. I want you to know that you are loved and will be missed. And know life wont be the same without you

Lisa (Alverson) Nelson

April 9, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Mike was my cousin. My husband and I visited Uncle Cecil and all the family in the mid 80's and Mike took us on a tour of L.A. and then we went to the beach. What great memories! We send our love. Kurt and Lisa (Alverson) Nelson