Beulah Sovern O'Neal was born October 20, 1942 in Corinne, to George C. and Beulah (Neher) Mickel. She passed from this life December 17, 2012 in Rattan, at the age of 70. Sovern was of the Baptist faith and had lived in the Rattan community for many years. She enjoyed being a homemaker, gardening, fishing, playing dominoes, having lunch at the Senior Citizen’s Center, going to the casino, and she loved spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father: George Mickel; a brother: Arvin Mickel; nephews: Jolee Eden, Troy Eden, Earl Joe Simmons; granddaughter: Winter Higginbotham. Sovern is survived by her mother: Beulah Mickel of Oleta; children: Billy Hedrick & wife Peggy of Spencerville, Bobby Hedrick & wife Janice of McAlester, Joe Hedrick & wife Linda of Oleta, Donald Hedrick & wife Rhonda of Oleta, and Teresa Higginbotham of Oleta; brothers: Cecil Mickel & wife Eva of Houston, TX, and J.D. Mickel & wife Donna of Hugo; sisters: Martha Eden of Antlers, Cleo Davis of Oleta, Lilly Mae Lemons & husband David of Millerton, and Martina Eden of Oleta; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends. Family Night will be from 6:30-7:30 PM, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Mills & Coffey Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Mills & Coffey Funeral Chapel with Brother David Jordan officiating. Music will be “A Mother’s Hand”, “Go Rest High On That Mountain”, “Gathering Flowers For The Master’s Bouquet”, & “When The Saints Go Marching In”. Pallbearers include Carl Mickel, Brian Mickel, Dillon Higginbotham, John Holcomb, Marlin Thomas, & Joshua Hedrick with Honorary Pallbearers as Bubba Hedrick, Michael Hedgecock, Cody Harvey, & Jimmie Harvey. Interment will follow at Corinne Cemetery. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com .
Funeral Services were conducted by: Mills~Coffey Funeral Home in Antlers