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Beverly "Bep" Marie Critton

July 31, 1950 — June 28, 2019

A reflection of Beverly Marie “Bep” Strong- Critton our loving Wife, Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grand, Aunt, cousin & Great Friend.

Beverly Marie “Bep” Strong–Critton was born July 31, 1950 in Los Angeles, California. She was the eldest of five siblings, and she also accepted Christ at an early age.

Beverly was devoted loving wife who married Michael Critton in September, 15, 2001. Later in life she was reunited with her daughter Jennotta who she affectionately called “Kim”.

She was an avid Scrap booker, knitter, baker, and cook. She loved to collect different newspaper clippings, photos and recipes.

Beverly was a soft spoken beautiful free spirit who loved an embraced any and everyone.

Beverly was called into rest on Friday June 28, 2019 while surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by both of her parents Mary Lee and Monroe London.

Beverly’s loving memories will be cherished by her husband Michael (Michael Jr. & Bobby) Critton, two sisters, Marilyn (William) (Jimmy, Philipea William III, and  Brandon Phillips; Syble (Nickey) (Orlandis, Kiara, Princess, and Nickey Jr.), Henry all of El Dorado, Arkansas; two Brothers, Leo London, and  Anthony London, both of Oakland, California; daughter, Jennotta “Kim” Reed; 3 Granddaughters; Laronda, Deshanae, and Vanessa; 3 Great Grand Children; Tyonne, Khamari, and Mylah all of Los Angeles, California; and a host of family and friends who loved her dearly , and will miss her IMMENSELY!

Visitation 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Sims Mortuary. Funeral services will be 11:00a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at First St. James Baptist Church. Under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook online at


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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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First St. James Baptist Church

523 S Hawthorne Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

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