Hershel "Happy" Bevers

Hershel Happy Bevers POST-Graveside services for Hershel Happy Bevers, 88, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. today, March 15, 2013, in Terrace Cemetery in Post with the Rev. Steve McMeans of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church officiating. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Southcrest Baptist Church in Lubbock with the Rev. David Brooks officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home. He died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his home in Lubbock. He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Justiceburg, Texas, to Sam and Demosille (Skipper) Bevers. He married Imogene Hagood on Sept. 29, 1946, in Close City. She preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 2010. He was a member of the Marine Corps, serving in WWII. Happy and Imogene farmed in Garza County for many years. Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Farquhar of Southland, Peggy Young of Midland and Tina Marsh of Hurst; one son, Mark Bevers of Lubbock; two brothers, Sam Bevers of Justiceburg and Herbert Dell Bevers of Marble Falls; one sister, Evelyn Davidson of Stafford, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Haire, on Aug. 29, 1998. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Justin Haire Scholarship Fund at the Architectural Dept. at Texas Tech, or United We Build Fund at Southcrest Baptist Church. Visitation was from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hudman Funeral Home.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Mar. 15, 2013