Belva Bellcock

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Belva Bellcock, of Searcy, passed from this life on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. She was born on Monday, Jan. 1, 1940 in Harlingen, Texas to the late Richmon and Frances Bates. When she was 7 years old her family moved to Kerrville, Texas. She graduated in 1958 from Tivy High School in Kerrville. Belva was a faithful Christian servant and member of the Four Mile Hill Church of Christ. Belva is survived by her husband, James B. Bellcock, who she married on Jan. 1, 1970. She is also survived by her four children: Karen Fonville and husband Earl of Colleyville, Texas, Nancy Nicholas and husband Nathan of Trenton, Tenn., James Bellcock and wife Tamara of Little Rock, Ark., and Donald Bellcock and wife Nancy of Maumelle, Ark.; brother, Garon Bates of Livingston, Texas; sister, Loretta Derrick of League City, Texas; and grandchildren, Amber, Adam, Corbin (Mandy), Drew, Lauren, Pierce, Aaron, Jenny, Tricia, Nate and Jacob. Belva was retired from Harding University where she worked for many years in the Brackett Library. She loved gardening and cooking for her family and friends. She was a wonderful hostess and regularly invited others to join the family for holiday meals. She loved the fellowship and friendship of her friends at water aerobics. She had the heart of a servant for so many people but especially over the last few years when she faithfully and tirelessly cared for her husband after his accident. Belva was involved in many Bible studies and loved sharing her faith. She loved her grandchildren and always enjoyed having them visit as often as possible. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, 2-3 p.m. at Four Mile Hill Church of Christ. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Herb Lee and Casey McDonald officiating. Interment will follow in White County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be her grandsons Adam, Corbin, Drew, Pierce, Aaron, and Nate. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Smith, Paul Miller, Joe Sims and Chris Collett. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Searcy Children's Home. Online guestbook:

Published November 9, 2014

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