Michael Alverson, 48, of Van Buren died Friday, April 5, 2013 in a local hospital. He was born November 7, 1964 in Fort Smith to Cecil and Elizabeth Alverson. He was a retired police officer in Bokoshe, OK; and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God in Bell Gardens, CA.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah of the home; three daughters, Sanja Alverson of Fort Smith, and Kimberly Peer and Layla Alverson of Van Buren; five sons, Brandon Alverson of Rudy, and Christopher Davis, Michael Alverson, Jr., Jesse Alverson, and Jacob Alverson of Van Buren; his mother, Elizabeth Alverson of Fort Smith; three sisters Catherine Cunningham and Hazel Ferguson of Fort Smith, and Donna Garcia of Van Buren; a brother, Danny Alverson of Anaheim, CA; and six grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Alverson, Michael Alverson, Jr., Christopher Davis, and Jessie Alverson.
The family will received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.