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James O Beavers
May 2, 1942 - March 29, 2024

James Olan Beavers of Bay, AR (formerly of Hector, AR) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital on March 29, 2024 at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 27 days.  He was born Saturday, May 2, 1942 in Jerusalem, AR to the late Olan and Leone Beavers.       Jim was a retired auto mechanic. He enjoyed working outside and spending time with his family. Jim had a strong faith in Jesus Christ, reading his Bible daily and was a member of Highland Drive Baptist Church in Jonesboro.       He is preceded in death by; his parents, brother Tommy, nephew Tommy Lynn and 2 grandchildren, Justin Garrett Beavers and Anthony Dylan Guerrieri.       His legacy will live on with his wife of 53 years Carole; 6 children; Jimmy (Twila) Guerrieri of Clinton, AR, Johnny (Robin) Beavers of Appleton, AR, Chris (Tamara) Beavers of Dover, AR, Brian (Paula) Beavers of Brookland, AR, Angela (Shane) Hambright of Pottsville, AR, Michelle (Jeff) Weir of Bay, AR; one sister, Nelda (the late Stanley) Fastenau of Willard, MO; 16 Grandchildren, 15 Great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.       Visitation and memorial service will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Union Grove Church, 77 Union Grove Rd, Atkins, AR.  Graveside service will follow at 1:00 p.m. in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Jerusalem, AR with Jeff Weir officiating.       Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons; Kyle, Nicholas, Tony, Eric, Corey, Layne, Xander, Bradley and John Isaac will be honorary.       In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the James Beavers Funeral Fund  at Thompson Funeral Home Fundafamily on the website or cash app $jimbeaversmemorial..       An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneral home.net

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April 3, 2024
10:00 AM

Union Grove Church
77 Union Grove Rd
Atkins, AR 72823

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April 3, 2024
01:00 PM

Mt. Zion

Jerusalem, AR 72080

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  1. William Threadgill, Plainview AR says

    Such a good man. Remember all the good times working with him.

  2. Melissa Baca, Houston, TX says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jim was a wonderful father and uncle and will be remembered fondly. Tim and Melissa Baca

  3. Angela Holland, says

    Praying for your family during this difficult time!

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