Deborah Ann Beaty, age 65 of Cove, Arkansas passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born on June 16, 1954 in Flagstaff, Arizona to Wesley Edwards and Evelyn Brothers Edwards. She was married to Paul Beaty, Sr.for 48 years and was a loving housewife. She enjoyed hunting and fishing and being outdoors with family and friends. She loved all animals but above all she loved her family, especially her grandkids. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by mother: Evelyn Brothers Edwards of Longview, Texas

Husband: Paul Beaty, Sr. of Cove, Arkansas

Sons: Paul Beaty, Jr. and wife Latrisha of Acorn, Arkansas

Daughter: Lorene White and husband Jamie of Mena, Arkansas

Daughter-in-Law: Amy Smith Beaty of Houston, Texas

Grandchildren: Makayla Beaty and husband Chance, Alissa White and husband Michael, Haley White, Savion Miles, Kenyan Railey, Richard Hanley and wife Jordan, Elijah Beaty and wife Mickey, Dustin Hanley

Great-grandchildren: Evelyn White and Chance Lawless, Jr.

Brothers: Larry Edwards and wife Daisy, Jerry Edwards and wife Kathy, Wesley Edwards, Jr. and wife Desiree, Charles Edwards and wife Mary and Joe Edwards

Sisters: Patricia Carpenter and Vickie Crow

Numerous Nieces and Nephews
Special friends Naomi Grimes and husband Ed, Riley and Sadie Nunn, and Carol Sickles.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wesley Edwards, son Larry Joe Beaty, brother Bobby Edwards, and great granddaughter Bexley White.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Cove, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Paul Beaty, Jr., Jamie White, Richard Hanley, Elijah Beaty, Savion Miles and Dustin Hanley.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael White and Seth Quinn.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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11-30-19 1:52 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

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