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Vol Brashears, Jr.

January 4, 1923 May 15, 2019
Vol Brashears, Jr.
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Obituary for Vol Brashears, Jr.

VOL BRASHEARS, JR., of Berryville, Arkansas, was born January 4, 1923, in Poteau, Oklahoma, son of Vol Brashears, Sr. and Ida Nell (Amos). He passed away May 15, 2019, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the age of 96 years. Vol lived a full, active and independent life up until his sudden death.

Vol grew up in Berryville, Arkansas. On August 22, 1945, he was united in marriage with Helen Virginia (Baker) Brashears who preceded him in death. Vol and Helen were married 71 years, she was the love of his life.

Vol was a family man – he is survived by his three sons, Vol Brashears, III, Kent Brashears and Doug Brashears and wife, Susan and nieces and nephews.

Vol served as a pilot in World War II and then later worked in the Pentagon. He and Helen returned to Berryville in 1977 to help his parents with the family business, Brashears Furniture. Vol loved almost everything about the furniture business, including the many employees and customers he worked with over the years. His positive outlook and his life were an inspiration.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Berryville and was also a 50 year member of the Ashley Masonic Lodge #66, a former Arvest Bank Board member and he was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arkansas Furniture Association.

Funeral Service will be Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel at 3:00 p.m. A gathering with friends and family will be held at Brashears Furniture Store in Berryville, Arkansas from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Humane Society, 6486 Hwy 62 E., Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2019


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Visitation

Monday

20

May

2:00 PM 5/20/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5/20/2019 3:00:00 PM
Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel

302 East Madison Avenue
Berryville, AR 72616

Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel
302 East Madison Avenue Berryville 72616 AR
United States

Chapel Service

Monday

20

May

3:00 PM 5/20/2019 3:00:00 PM
Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel

302 East Madison Avenue
Berryville, AR 72616

Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel
302 East Madison Avenue Berryville 72616 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

Good Shepherd Humane Society

6486 Highway 62 East
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
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