Monthly Archives: May 2010

This is the 13 minute video played at the end of the memorial service for Alvin Beadles. I would suggest letting it completely load/buffer before playing (play then pause until loaded). The Life of Alvin Beadles from Heather Beadles on Vimeo. To view the video from Phyllis’ memorial service two months prior, click here.

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Last Monday at Alvin’s memorial service we went through the standard procedure of being seated as a family at the beginning of the service. We sat down on the front row, and I looked to my left and my eyes instantly filled with tears. I saw this (taken by my sister): Current FFA members from […]

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I’m in downtown Thomas, Oklahoma, sitting in this blessed Oklahoma wind (ha) so that I can mooch off the library’s wi-fi and access the world beyond small-town America. I’m not sure what to write because it’s all so incredibly overwhelming, but I know people are wondering how we’re doing. Hmmm…how ARE we doing? It’s hard […]

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Alvin Roy Beadles, 67, of Thomas, Okla., died May 5, 2010. He was born to Roy Harrison Beadles and Frances Irvin Beadles on January 18, 1943 in Clinton, OK. He met his wife and best friend, Phyllis, at Oklahoma State University, and they were married May 20, 1966. He lived his life to serve his […]

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