Thomas Winston Bewley

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Thomas Winton Bewley, passed away Oct. 22, 2012, at St Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Tom was born March 14, 1928, in Oklahoma City, the son of Winton and Jane C. Bewley who preceded him in death, as did his favorite brother-in-law, Joe Kraft.

He leaves his sister, Dorothy Kraft, Springdale, Ark.; his nephews and nieces, Clint Kraft and wife, Janet, Sally Kraft, Sandy and husband, Frank, and Paula Kraft Neal; along with nine grandnieces and nephews.

After graduating from Nevada High School, Tom enlisted in the United States Army and served in the 1st Cavalry Brigade. He then attended the University of Arkansas before being employed at Henry Kraft Mercantile Co. in Nevada. He went on to work for 14 years at Key Industries until retirement. Tom was vitally interested in the care of stray animals and adopted many during his lifetime.

Memorial service details are pending, however those who wish to honor Tom's memory may contribute to Vernon County People for Pets at P.O. Box 383, Nevada, or in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada.

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