Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory
4520 N Crossover Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703


Jimmy Wayne Bean

June 1, 1940 - June 28, 2012

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Jimmy W. Bean, 72 of Fayetteville, AR passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Fayetteville, AR. He was born June 1, 1940 in Dyess, AR to Walter Hugh Bean and Inez (Moore) Bean Willey.

Mr. Bean was a retired U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict, was also a retired mechanic for Air Midwest and Tackett Service Station. He was a member of Westside Church of Christ, American Legion, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife: Jennifer Bean, three sons; Eric Bean of Corpus Christi, TX, Jerrel Bean of Springfield, MO, Marc Bean and wife Gail of Hot Springs, AR, one brother; Norman Bean of Yukon, OK, one sister; MaryAnn Morris of Waterford, MI, five grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

Graveside funeral services with Military Honors will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, July 2, 2012 at Fayetteville National Cemetery with Mr. Mike Pittman officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westside Church of Christ Building Fund 5196 Apple Road Springdale, AR 72762.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory of Fayetteville.