Beverly Mae Lyle Philpot was born on her mother’s birthday, January 17, 1961 into a large loving family. She was the seventh of nine children born to George and Mae Rose Lyle. Beverly was a vivacious youth, loving sports, riding horses and competing in local rodeos. She was married to the love of her life Steve Philpot for 42 years and 11 months, and out of that union they had 5 children, Andy, Tosha, Tawaynea, Colby and Clay. Beverly loved working in her yard, camping with family and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Beverly was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and her family was always the most important thing in life to her. She had a servant’s heart and loved helping anyone in need. Beverly was a friend to many and willing to go the extra mile to help.

She is survived by husband: Steve Philpot

Sons: Andy Philpot and wife Jenni of Woodland, Washington, Colby Philpot and wife Daniella of Acorn, Arkansas, and Clay Philpot and wife Jennifer of Board Camp, Arkansas

Daughters: Tosha Bissell and husband Otis of Acorn, Arkansas and Tawaynea Tedder and husband Chris of Acorn, Arkansas

Grandchildren: Cody, Samantha, Clayton, Tuker, Justin, Luke, Aaron, Morgan, Ashlynn, Ally, Aaden, Kaylee, Sarah, Daniel, Tina, Monica, Colten, Treyton, Madison, Lane, Braxton, Hadley, Ryker, and Emmy.

Brothers: Gene Lyle and wife Barbara of Hatfield, Arkansas, Ronnie Lyle, Rick Lyle and wife Sandy of Mena, Arkansas, Mark Lyle and wife Lori of Mena, Arkansas

Sister: Julie Daniels and husband David of Acorn, Arkansas

Mother-in-law: Betty Philpot of Cherry Hill, Arkansas

Host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mae Lyle, father-in-law, Jim Philpot, sister Glenda Blake, and brothers Jerry Lyle and Danny Lyle.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m at Mena Church of God in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Mark Lyle officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland Cemetery in Cherry Hill, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Visitation will be general.

Online obituary at


11-18-19 11:53 a.m. KAWX.ORG 

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