Beverly Ann Holloway Reep, 63, of Warren, passed away on April 18, 2020 at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
She was born on November 28, 1956 in Warren and was the daughter of the late Arthur LaVerne Holloway and Bobbye Dean Nichols Burgland.
Mrs. Reep was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, William T. Nichols and Lou Eddie Saunders and her paternal grandparents, Arthur and Lena Holloway; two brothers, Charles Martel Ferguson, Jr. and Buddy Ferguson, and a stepsister, Fern Hammock.
From her first day of first grade, she knew she wanted to be a teacher, and for 39 years she enjoyed sharing history with 4,871 children. For 20 years she took many of her students to Washington, D.C. and other historic places. She was an active member of Central Missionary Baptist Church where over the years she worked with the youth and taught Sunday school, as well as sang in the choir. She was a life-time member of Warren Jr. Auxiliary.
She was a graduate of Warren High School and the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she majored in history, for which she had a passion. She obtained her master’s hours in journalism at Henderson State University.
She is survived by her husband of 37 and a half years, R. Gregg Reep; one son, Robert (Rob) Gregg Reep, Jr.; her daughter-in-love, Jessica Leigh Tinsley Reep; two sisters, Marti West of Little Rock and Mona Dorgan of Jefferson, Texas; her stepmother, LaVerne Holloway of Warren; two stepsisters, Linda Fuller and Erma Lee Foster of Warren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers are John Cuthbertson, Dennen Cuthbertson, Steven Quoss, Mark Jennings, Ben Garner, and Joel Gray.
Honorary pallbearers include President William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, former Warren Mayor Bryan Martin, and former Warren Mayor John B. Frazer, Jr.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, Arkansas with Bro. Charles Woolley officiating.
There will also be a full memorial service held at a time in the future in which people are again able and allowed to congregate together in groups.
Memorials may be made to the Central Missionary Baptist Church or Arkansas Suicide Prevention.