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Beverly Liles

Beverly Liles, age 80, of Mena passed away April 8, 2024. She was born September 19, 1943, to Garrett Shaddon and Edna (Carpenter) Shaddon in Scott County, Arkansas.

She was a homemaker the majority of her life. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, raising cattle and watching Razorback football and basketball.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years Ivan Liles; daughter Bevona Williams and husband Monty of Mena; son Kevin Liles and wife Charlotte of Little Rock; grandson Jonathan Liles and wife Eva of Lehi, Utah; granddaughter Morgan Liles of Fayetteville; brother Bill Shaddon and wife Faye of Y-City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Garrett and Edna Shaddon; her sister Cleo Copelin and brothers Leon Shaddon and Leonard Shaddon; and nephew Billy Shaddon.

A graveside service will be held Friday, April 12th, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Brother Mike Shaddon and Brother Mark Lyle officiating under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Liles, Morgan Liles, Monty Williams, Josh (JJ) Johnson, Randall Woodard and Jordan Shaddon.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church of God or the Solid Foundations Christian Academy, 16820 Highway 71 South, Boles, Arkansas 72926.

A special thanks to the staff of Elite Hospice.

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