He spent his youth in Hamburg and Monticello, Arkansas and in Crescent City, California. In 1960, he graduated from high school in Coleman, Texas and returned to Monticello where he enrolled in college at Arkansas A&M.
Bill enjoyed woodworking and restoring old cars and trucks in his spare time.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, J.W. Jeffers; a sister, Sue Stokes; and a nephew, Robert Stokes.
Survivors include his son, Jason Jeffers; his wife of 57 years, Evelyn Byrd Jeffers both of Hampton; brother-in-law Don Byrd and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Linda Jeffers; three nieces and six nephews. His niece Jeri Widdis and her husband Frank were especially close to him during his time in the nursing home.
Private interment of ashes will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Arkansas. You can sign Mr. Jeffers' guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.
Janice Gladden WiggamHot Springs Village, AR Sunday, March 19, 2023 Evelyn,
I was so sorry to read about Bill! You all are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. He and Chris both left us on the same day, so God must have give them peace and rest together. May God be with you to give you comfort, my friend.
Janice Gladden WiggamHot Springs Village, AR Sunday, March 19, 2023 So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort. Blessings!
Sarah Alice SpencerMonticello, AR Thursday, March 16, 2023 May he rest in peace.
Tony & Sandra JeterEl Dorado, AR Wednesday, March 15, 2023 So sorry for your loss but Bill is at peace. God is with you both and will give you peace.
“Therefore you have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.” John 16:22