Margaret Helen Eidson, October 17, 1922~April 22, 2014

Untitled-1 (2)Margaret Helen Eidson, 91, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Berryville.  She was born October 17, 1922 in Overcup, AR. to Andrew and Velma Yocum.

She attended Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway, AR., where later working, she met Egbert “Ed” Eidson.  They were married on July 24, 1948.  Helen and Ed moved to Fayetteville in 1955 where Dr. Eidson opened a dental office.  She managed the business side of the practice to free Ed to care for his patients.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother Odell Yocum and sister Oleta


Survivors include her son, Roy Eidson and wife Evelyn; two granddaughters, Amy Eidson Clark and husband Steve of Fayetteville and Jill Eidson King and husband Jason of O’Fallon, Illinois; three great-grandchildren, Maximus and Harrison Clark and Cardin King; sisters, Ione Boles of Kansas City, Missouri, Loretta Parker of Ft. Smith, Ival Parker of Springdale and Carolyn Yarbrough of Overcup, AR.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fayetteville with Pastor Sara Pair officiating.

Visitation will be held from 11:00-12:00 P.M. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

Arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel and Crematory of Fayetteville.

To send an on-line condolence, visit www.beardsfuneralchapel.com


Submit A Condolence

To submit a condolence to the family, please comments below. When your condolence has been received by Beard's Funeral Chapel, we will post here on the website for family and friends to read.

Leave a Condolence

Condolences (1)

    Name » 24. Apr, 2014

    I remember this kind and gentle lady from the time I was a young patient in Dr Eidson’s practice and well after I was a practicing dentist myself. She and Dr Eidson were very helpful to me when I was starting my practice and I will always remember them both .