February 21, 2013

Joy Beth Bevan, 79, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 in Altus. Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Lowell-Tims Chapel with the Rev. Charles Stewart and the Rev. Micah Welcher officiating. Interment will follow in the Restlawn Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

Beth was born April 6, 1933 in Blair to Jess and Olga (McElroy) Hueling. The family moved to San Angelo, Texas, when Beth was in Elementary school and she graduated high school in San Angelo. She married Paul Bevan Jan. 31, 1982 in Mangum, and they had 31 wonderful years together.

She was a devoted member of the Highland Heights Methodist Church. She was a past President of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4876. She was very proud of her service to our Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Beth is survived by her husband Paul Bevan of the home; four children, Cindy Mackenzie of Tulsa, Kenneth Bates and wife Audrey of Seminole, Tim Killian and wife Angie of Mitchell, S.D., and Max Killian and wife Cindy of Dallas, Texas; one step-son, Tim Bevan of Liveoak, Fla.; one sister, Frances Marian Dixon of Midland, Texas; many grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jessie Lee Hueling; her mother, Olga McElroy Hueling Walker; step-father, Arnold Walker; and one brother, Max Hueling.

For friends and family not able to attend Mrs. Bevans service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 1:58 p.m. on Thursday. To join, go to our web-site at, click on obituaries, then on Beth Bevan. There will be a large button inviting you to join the web-cast.

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