Beverly Mourney, 83, of Mountainburg died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at her home. She was born July 5, 1934, in Endicott, N.Y., and grew up on the family dairy farm in Weltonville, N.Y., before moving to Mesa, Ariz. She graduated from Mesa High School in 1952 and worked at American Can (Dixie Cup) in Fort Smith and Lectra Circuit in Mountainburg. She was a member of First Baptist of Mountainburg and widow of Billy D. Mourney.
She is survived by three daughters, Marcie Payne of Mountainburg, Georganne Mourney of Fayetteville and Ginger Martin of Springdale; two sons, Billy and Mark Mourney, both of Mountainburg; a sister, Barbara Downs of Ruidoso, N.M.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service was Aug. 24 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were grandsons.