Alven Brewer, 87, of Crossett, formerly of Stuttgart and Tollville, died August 5, 2017 at Stonegate Villa Health in Crossett. He was born December 4, 1929 in Brewer Bottoms, Arkansas, the son of Wesley and Jenny Brewer. Alven worked for Layne Arkansas in Stuttgart for 40 years. He was preceded in death by brothers, Ed, Leslie, Will Arthur, Jerry and Earl. He is survived by his wife, Kay Frederick Brewer; one daughter, Glenda Barnes and husband, Doug of Lonoke; step-son, Steve Hamilton of Hazen; grandchildren, Chad Hamilton and wife, Shada and Shada’s daughter Shyla of Crossett and Jason and Lathan Barnes; great-grandchildren, Stephanie and Lexi White; brother, Claude Brewer; brother-in-law, Dr. David Frederick and wife, Cindy of Pennsylvania and his children, Laura Miller, Jennifer Trent and David E. Frederick.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 10 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tollville. Burial will be in the De Valls Bluff Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tollville or St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Stuttgart.