Birdie Ruth Nicholson Beaty

Birdie Ruth Nicholson Beaty, 91, of Pine Bluff, formerly of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Trinity Village in Pine Bluff.

She was born November 20, 1921, to the late William and Cornelia Cecil Coopwood Nicholson.

She was retired and a member of the First Assembly of God Church of Monticello. Birdie was also preceded in death by her husband, John A. Beaty, a son, Gary Parnell; six brothers, Elvin, Theodore, Cecil, Marvin, Arlen and J.E.; and three sisters, Blanche, Daisy and Lena.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Spencer of Spring, Texas and Linda Davis of Edmond, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Tracy Donaldson, Rebecca Massey, Brian Davis, Kelly Wolfe, Amanda Miller, Courtney Scarlett and Terrie Spencer; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at First Assembly of God Church in Monticello with Rev. Bud Banks officiating. Burial will follow in Enon Cemetery at Rye. A family visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home and from 12-2 p.m. at The First Assembly Of God Church.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at

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Monticello, AR 71657

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Monticello, AR 71655

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