Arvel “Shorty” Monroe Beckham, Jr., passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 at his home in Bristow, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miles Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Burden Cemetery. The family will greet visitors from 9 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Burden Baptist Church. Contributions may be made through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.