Tom Shorty Auterson

November 22, 1947August 28, 2010

Tom “Shorty” Auterson, 62, of Van Buren, AR died Saturday, August 28, 2010 in Fayetteville, AR. He was born November 22, 1947 in Orange, California. He was a retired truck driver, doing long haul driving and construction, a Vietnam veteran having served in the U.S. Army in the 31st Infantry in the Veitnam Conflict..

He is survived by one daughter, Charlot Weinsinger of Van Buien, AR; one son, J.J. Auterson of Fort Smith, AR; mother, Alice Auterson of Clarksville, AR, AR; one sister, Nonnie Butler of Missouri; two brothers, Bruce Auterson of Hartman, AR; Merlin Auterson of Clarksville, AR; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, September 3, 2010 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, September 2, 2010 at the home of Merlin and Julie Auterson in Clarksville, AR.


  • Graveside Service Friday, September 3, 2010

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