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Louis Thomas Beyersdorf
May 13, 1928 - March 30, 2007

Mr. Louis Thomas Beyersdorf was born on Sunday, May 13, 1928, son of the late Eugene E. and Lula E. Holloway Beyersdorf. Mr. Beyersdorf died Friday March 30, 2007 at the family residence in Trumann, Ark., at the age of 78 years 10 months and 17 days. He was born in Bay, Ark., and had lived in Trumann for the past 58 years. He was a retired manager for Jeff Davis Coal Co., veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean war, member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Masonic Lodge #693 for 51 years and a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda L. Beyersdorf who passed away March 18, 2007; two sisters, Zettie Rash and Jeanne Woods; two brothers, Lawrence and Delbert Beyersdorf and his parents. Survived by two daughters and their husbands, Deborah and Dr. Doug Maglothin of Jonesboro; Donna and Andy Rogers of Little Rock; four grandchildren, Angelia and husband Jeff Herren, Emily Maglothin of Jonesboro, Doug Maglothin Jr. and Erica Rogers both of Little Rock, and one brother Harry E. Beyersdorf of Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be Monday morning at 11:00 at the First United Methodist Church in Trumann, Ark., with Rev. Jim Wilson and Rev. Rex Holt officiating. Music will be led by Travis Eades. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro with Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann in charge of arrangements.. Pallbearers will be Ross Knuckles, Wayne Reeves, Dewon Smith, Bobby Manes, Terry Osment and Jim Tice. Honorary pallbearers will include Billy Mullins, Marion Stringer, Alton Holmes, Dale Harvison, Scotty Taylor, Alvin Hill, Trumann Masonic Lodge #693 and United Methodist Men. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial may be sent to the First United Methodist Church, 200 Pine Ave., Trumann, AR 72472. Online guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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  1. Aimee Henson, Bay, Arkansas says

    I was searching the Trumann Dem. archives, via the internet, and found both obits. To the family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My Mother was very close to the family, as was my Grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless. Aimee(Waller)Henson, Bonnie(Alsup)Waller and Bertha(Moon)Alsup

  2. Chalie and Nell Hayes, Trumann, AR says

    Dear Beyersdorf Girls,and Family,We are so sorry for your double loss. We knew and respected your parents so much, both in their job persona as well as Lodge and Eastern Star.We are praying for you and your entire family.Charlie and Nell Hayes

  3. Diann (Nunnally) Moss , says

    Debbie,Donna and family Just wanted you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Brenda Moon, Bay, AR says

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Tom Rowlett, West Memphis, Ar. says

    Deborah and Donna. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Knowing your father, as with your mother, in church for years will always be a pleasant memory to me. May God bless and comfort you during this time of sorrow.

  6. David Davis, Jonesboro, Ar says

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Louis was good friends with my Dad, W.F. I am sure they are discussing old times together in Heaven. I remember once the United Methodist Church had a father / son event and I went with Louis as his son. I will never forget that and how nice and considerate a man he was to me and my family.God BlessDavid

  7. Mike Chaffin, Russellville Ar says

    Debbie, Donna and Families. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Just focus on the Good memories and Happy Times. May God be with you during this difficult time.

  8. Diana Milligan, Trumann, Ar, 72472 says

    So sorry for your lossMay God be with you and your family. Keep you in my prays.Diana M.

  9. Patsy Bullock, Trumann, AR says

    Louis was so good to my mother, Dorothy Conatser, when he visited Craighead Nursing Center. He would bring her the Jonesboro Sun and the Trumann Democrat daily and weekly. He was a kind and considerate man. You have a lot to be proud of to have a father and mother that where so well loved by the citizens of Trumann.

  10. Sherry Hankins, Batesville, AR says

  11. susan king, trumann says

    Deb and Donna, so sorry to hear about your loss. I am thinking of you and your children at this time.

  12. Carylou & Nevin Ward, Wichita Falls, Texas says

    Deborah, Donna, and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Harry and Anna Jo really wanted to be there to show their love and support. May GOD bless you and give you strength and peace.

  13. Roland and Betty Love Gibson, Mc Allen, Texas says

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