Dewie A. Beckham
Funeral Date: 7/26/2013

Obituary:
Dewie A. Beckham age 81 of Monticello, AR died Wednesday July 24th at his home. He was born October 15th, 1931 in Bradley County, a son of the late Alvin Beckham and Retha Russell Beckham Strum. He was retired from Continental Can Company in Longview, TX. a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Monticello, AR. Also preceding him in death were his spouses, Norma Jean Adair Beckham and Ruth Beckham, 2 sons, Charles Ray Adair and William Dennis Adair, brothers Don Chapin and Melvin Beckham. Survivors include 4 sons, Jerry Adair, Jimmy Dale Adair and Robert (Tubby) Adair all of Rye, AR.; David Darby, Conroe, TX. 4 daughters Sissy Rouse and Judy Garrett all of Rye, AR, Terry Hunter, Searcy, AR and Kathy Hillis, Conroe, TX. 2 sisters Bobbie Ozell Doty and Essie Harrell both of Houston, TX. Numerous grandchildren and Great-grandchildren. A special friend Niana Burchfield, Monticello, AR. Funeral services were 4:00pm Friday, July 26th at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Brian Ashcraft officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Nicole Williams. Burial was in Enon Cemetery at Rye by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jim Adcock, Tommy Beaty, Porter Russell, Kevin Garrett, Matt Garrett and John David Beaty. Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Barnard and Bill Young.

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Name: Suzette Russell
Message: So sorry to hear about Dewey's passing away. Eddy Don,Suzette Russell & Girl's

Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
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Name: Patsy R. Smith
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Name: Bubba & Chrisann Gannaway
Message: We love you guys. Prayers.

Name: Teresa Adair Testa
Message: So Sorry for your loss my thoughts and Prayers are with you all. love you Teresa

Name: John David & Kelly Beaty
Message: Sorry to hear of Dewie's passing. He was a Great Man & will be missed.

Name: Joe Beckham
Message: So very to hear about my uncles passing.we will miss you

Name: Joe Beckham
Message: So very sorry to hear about my uncle's passing .We will miss you.

Name: Sherri & Deloris Jones
Message: We were sorry to hear about Mr. Dewey's passing. You are all in our prayers.

Name: James Wright
Message: Remembering your family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Name: John and Deb Arnn
Message: So sorry for your loss!

Name: Bobbie Beckham Doty
Message: Dewie... I will miss my big brother I came as soon as your step child let us know and barely made the last 30 min.of visitation. just know all your family would have been there , your only daughter kathy Beckham Hillis grand daughter and your grand children Bailey & Braiden 10 & 11 yrs old .

Name: Essie Beckham Harrell
Message: I was there when you were born , my sons & I will miss my brother and their Uncle . the only thing that makes it better is we know that you are with our dad Ora Alvin Beckham & mom Retha Iona Russell Strun ,Brothers Melvin,Don and many others preparing a golden home for your Beckham family where there is no pain ,disrespect and everyone is happy

Name: Dara Doty Billeaud
Message: Uncle Dewie ...Your family will miss our favorite Uncle thanks for all that you did for my Mom..Bobbie Beckham Doty & Grandma when your siblings were small including having us on your Air Force allotment Melvin send a portion of his pay other wise they would not have made it. love Dara,Rick, Shelby, Savannah& Logan

Name: Heather Doty
Message: We will miss Dewie Alvin Beckham ..you were a good Uncle my Mom reminds me when I was a baby you did a lot for us I am hoping that you did leave Kathy Beckham your only child her share in your will ,you were to good to do other wise I know Aunt Norma would want that too.

Name: Beckham
Message: Dewie Alvin Beckham`s Family.. Want to thank our family & friends in Ark. for being there for our Brother...Essie,Bobbie, & Russell who was brother-in-law for 60 yrs I know that was a over sight.

Name: Judy Garrett
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Name: Judy Adair Garrett
Message: I will truly miss this man. I loved him dearly. He was a wonderful husband to my mom and a wonderful step dad to me and my brothers and sisters. Just to set the record straight his family in Houston was notified before I was, I did call Bobbie Doty as soon as I got the news and she told me she already knew. I did what Dewie asked me to do because I loved him. Please let him rest in peace on don't air any dirty laundry on here.

Name: Kathy Hillis
Message: DAD - I was your ONLY child, Brandi your ONLY grandchild and Braiden and Bailey your ONLY great-grandchildren. We are deeply saddened that we were NOT given the time allowed to be there. I thank God you had Niana to love and be there for you. May you rest in peace now.

Name: linda Beckham
Message: Loved my best friend

Name: Terry Hunter
Message: I just want you to know I love and miss you dearly. You meant the world to me and my family and we will never forget you. May you rest in eternal peace.