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Wilma Louise Beeler

Springdale, AR, 1925 - 2022

Wilma Louise Beeler, age 97 of Springdale, passed away on October 20, 2022. She was born April 22, 1925, in Fayetteville, Ark., the daughter of Orville C. (Dodge) and Goldie E. Brink.
She is survived by sons, Alvin (wife Annette), Ramon (wife Mary); grandchildren, Joshua, Jason, Regena, and Jessica; great-grandchildren, Eowyn, Shane, and Tyler; brother, Jimmy (wife Barbara) Brink.
She was predeceased in death by her husband of 68 years, Theodore L. Beeler, her parents; sister, Norma (Jackie) Ritchie; and brother, Charles E. Brink.
Louise grew up in Durham, Ark.. Following graduation from Prairie Grove High School in 1944, she traveled with her family to California, where she worked for Devereux. After returning from California, Louise went to work for McIlroy Bank. It was during this time that Louise met her future husband, Ted. Louise and Ted married on January 31, 1952.
Louise and Ted moved to Orange, N. J.. and ultimately Whippany, N. J. following Ted's graduation from the University of Arkansas. Sons Alvin and Ramon were born while the couple resided in New Jersey.
In 1961, they moved to New Hartford, N. Y., and resided there until 1973, when they returned to Fayetteville, Ark. In 1974, Louise went to work for the University of Arkansas in the Business Administration department. She worked there until her retirement in 1987.
Louise was a beloved wife and mother, and her family will miss her loving presence.
The viewing will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 1-2 p.m. at Beard's Funeral Chapel, 855 South Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, Ark. 72701. Graveside services will be held immediately following the viewing at 2:30 p.m. at the Shumate Cemetery, Durham, Ark. Condolences at

Published October 22, 2022

Beards Funeral Chapel
855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-521-8551