Beards Funeral Chapel

855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-521-8551


Devin Kristine Thomas

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Published: August 20, 2017

Devin Kristine Thomas, 32, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Fayetteville. She was born Aug. 20, 1984 in Fayetteville to Larry and Peggy "Susan" Swafford Long. She was a member of First United Pentecostal Church and attended The Sanctuary in Lincoln, Ark. Devin was preceded in death by a grandfather, L.C. Swafford and grandparents Mary and Woodrow Long. She is survived by her husband, Ernesto Thomas of Greenland; her parents, Larry and Peggy "Susan" Long of Fayetteville; two sons, Keygan and Avery Long; three step-children, Sariah, Maegan and Tyler Thomas; mother-in-law, Reba Thomas; father-in-law, Richard Thomas; grandmother, Peggy Swafford; brother, Jerome Long and wife, Sheila; four aunts; eight nieces and nephews; and many cousins. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at First United Pentecostal Church, 3701 W. Wedington Dr. in Fayetteville with Pastor David McBride officiating. Interment will follow in Whitehouse Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Chapel. There will be no graveside service at the cemetery.The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at the funeral home. Condolences at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.