of Marshall, AR
September 7, 1949 - October 10, 2021
Beverly Ann Smith Morton, age 72 of Marshall, Arkansas passed from this earthly home on Sunday, October 10th, 2021 at Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab in Clinton, Arkansas. She was born in Marshall, Arkansas on September 7th, 1949 to Thomas Matthew "T.M." Smith and Bennie Mae Stone Smith. She was the oldest of three daughters. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt and Nana and a friend to all that knew her.Beverly was a hard worker and served her community in several jobs during her lifetime. She served as a dental assistant to Dr. Weaver in Marshall before she graduated from Imogene Beauty School in Harrison in June 1974. She worked as a beautician for over 40 years during which she owned and operated Kurly Top Beauty Shop for the majority of those years. Beverly was elected Marshall City Recorder and Treasurer in 1992 and served 20 years until her retirement in 2012. She worked under five different mayors during her career and actually served as interim mayor for a period of time when one of them resigned during his term.Beverly was preceded in death by her parents.She is survived by her two sisters Judy (Aubrey) Byerly and Cindy (Darrell) Horton; three daughters Kim (Farrell) Jackson, Kristie (Randall) Ragland and Kara (Thomas) Harrill; eight grandchildren, Keshia (Matt) Hinchey, Anna Ragland, Ashley (Madison) Temples, Jackson Ragland, Kaylee and Kynlee Richardson, Kyler Mendenhall, and Kasen Harrill; four great grandchildren, Jenah and Jantzen Hinchey, Tristan Perrigo and Westan Cooper; two nephews John (Amanda) Steen and Thomas Horton; two great nephews Austin and Jackson Horton and three great nieces Scarlett Horton, Isabella Jones and Sophia Steen as well as a host of cousins she loved dearly.Funeral services for Beverly will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Bruce Smithson officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 till 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 in the Chapel. Burial will be in Dongola Cemetery near Marshall, Arkansas. Bearers will be John Steen, Thomas Horton, Kevin Elliott, Matt Hinchey, Jimmie Blair and Tyler Perrigo.
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She gave our daughter, Jeanie, her first perm and she was so good and patient with her. Such a wonderful sweet person.
So sad to learn of the loss of Beverly. A good person, friend and Mother. Great memories of the time knowing and working with her. God Bless ya'll, Kim, Kristie and Kara.Love ya......
can you please put dear cindy on my message
I was very sorry to hear about Beverly. I met her when we were in first grade all those years ago. She became my friend and down through the years no matter how our lives changed, she remained my friend. I will always remember her smile. Praying for all of the family.
Our deepest sympathies to all. Beverly was someone you hoped to run into at the store or have a reason to go by city hall because she just brightened your day. May God’s strength and comfort sustain her family.David and Judy Branscum
A wonderful person and a good friend. You are in a better place now
We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Beverly. She was a sweet lady. Our prayers are with your family.Mike and Gail
i am so sorry for your loss. beverly was one of a kind. i have not seen her for years. you are like her as you both had that wonderful smile and attitude and so kind. loved you both,yvonne
I’m so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. I hadn’t seen her in years, though I have fond memories of her. We were classmates in junior high. We lived close enough to each other for a while to visit and play. We had a few sleepovers and talked and dreamed as young girls do. My sincere prayers and condolences to her family.
We were sad to hear of the passing of Beverly. She was a great support to the Marshall Fire Dept. while she was in Marshall City Hall. Her work with the Dept. retirement helped so many! May God Bless All Of You!
I am so sad to hear of Beverly passing away. I remember when she and Judy lived just Down the street from me. We played together daily especially in the summer. We were great friends with Beverly and Judy as we were growing up. My prayers are with all her family.
I will surely miss her was one of my favorites always had kind words and the beautiful smile heaven gained a awesome angle
Praying for the family. Beverly will be missed. She cut my hair and my mom’s hair when we moved back to Arkansas from Illinois. She was full of funny stories and a good person.
Such a sweet soul. Claude and I send love and prayers to her family
May God bless and comfort the family during your time of sorrow
My heart goes out to all of the family my heart will be with you all in prayers she was a loved woman I learned a lot from that woman doing hair rest in peace Beverly
Our sympathy and prayers to all your families. Beverly was a good friend to our family.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Beverly was a Beautiful lady inside and out!
So sorry to hear of the passing of Beverly. She had a heart as big as her smile! My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
So sorry to hear about Beverly. We were friends and classmates since first grade. Condolences to all of the family.
We are so very sorry for your loss. She was an outstanding lady. Loved her very much. We love you. Prayers ♥️
Cindy, so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for your family.
I've missed you for a long time. I will see you one day & you will remember how I like my hair cut. You are a sweet lady.
Sending love and prayers to all family and friends ,I will never forget the love and kindness Beverly showed my mother during her illness coming to her home to do her hair ,also sent her husband to give her a ride to and from The beauty shop, such a nice beautiful lady I’m sure she will be rewarded in heaven
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother Beverly. I will always remember Beverly for her friendliness, spunkiness, and, most of all, her smile. We used to play together behind my dad’s station on piles of gravel and gather pink honeysuckles to put in our hair…what fun we had together! My sincere condolences and prayers for Beverly’s family.
So sorry to hear. Beverly and I were classmates and good friends have lots of good memories of her lots of fun times.She always had a smile for you So Sad when my classmate and friend goes.Prayers for her family
I’m so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. She was a beautiful, sweet person. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Beverly will be dearly missed. She truly was a wonderful person. Prayers for the family and loved ones.
Thoughts & Prayers…❤️✝️
Love and prayers to all the family.
So sorry about my beautiful cuz beverly. She is a beautiful spirit! When i was a teen bev and Nellie treat used to fix my hair all the time. They knew i didn't have any money they didn't care cause they truly loved me. Tonight i believe she is ding with the lord with all glory on high. So sad for cindy and Judy! It must be truly hard on them. I love u Cindy and Judy and praying for u guys and family!😥
So sorry for your loss. She was a super woman.
We send you all our deepest sympathy , and prayers.
I was sad to learn of Beverly’s passing. Loved her smile and friendliness - she was a special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
I’m so sorry to hear this! Sending prayers for the family!
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of this lovely person. Her smile was contagious to all that met her. Prayers for Gods comfort at this time.
Prayers for you all.
Beverly was always good to me, we had some great talks back in the day. Prayers for you all.
Dear family,So very sorry to hear of your loosing your mother. I cherish the memories of the time Beverly and I worked together. I will never forget the fun that she, LaVonne, and I had ! Beverly was a dear and precious friend through the years. May the peace and comfort of our Lord surround you at this time! Laura England
Bev was like a sister to me for years . she lived with me at one time . I loved her . she will be missed . Love and prayers to all her family
So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family
So very sorry such a precious lady
I am so sorry for you loss. Beverly was a very special lady. She always had a smile for everyone she met. She never knew a stranger. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. May God Bless each and everyone of you.
Girls and family so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers at this difficult time.
Kristie, Kim & family,Sorry to hear about Beverly. Prayers for comfort.Shelley and Todd Darnley
So sorry to hear this she was a very sweet person 🙏💕🙏💕
So sorry to hear of her passing. I send my prayers and deepest sympathy to her family.
Sorry to hear of Beverly passing!! Praying for the families!!
So sorry for your loss. Beverly was a sweet lady. Prayers for your family.