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Carrie Bessie Shoffner

Carrie Bessie Shoffner, 85, of Searcy passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at her home. She was born June 18, 1930 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to the late Carlos and Louvada (Faulkner) Duncan.

Carrie was a lifetime member of Trinity Baptist Church in Searcy. She dedicated her life to her family and to her work. She spent 32 years at the International Shoe Factory, and 21 years at Wal-Mart. Carrie worked right up to the day she passed. Carrie was a kind hearted individual who had a feisty side to her. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Norma McCosh (Eddie R.) of Pangburn, and Gina Wilson of Searcy; seven grandchildren, Eddie Wayne McCosh, Jo Ann McCosh, Anna McCosh, Shane McCosh, Karen Ball, Amy McCosh, and Haley Grimes; six great grandchildren, Lindsey Jett, Josey Ball, Corbin Ball, Raelynn McCosh, Jase McCosh, and Maci Gibson; and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to her parents Carrie was preceded in death by her siblings, two brothers, Marion and George Duncan; and three sisters, Minnie Lein, Lula Haynes, and Naomi Wallace.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, May 9th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10th at Trinity Baptist Church with burial following at Hazen Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    May 09, 2016
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Funeral Service

    May 10, 2016
    10:00 AM

    Trinity Baptist Church

    1601 E. Moore Ave
    Searcy, AR
    501 268 8219

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A beautiful soul, full of love and faith, ascended to heaven, away from us, but closer to God, leaving loneliness and sadness. Please accept my condolences. I sure do miss y'all.

Posted by Shannon Bailey - Searcy, AR - Friend   May 16, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You will be missed sweet lady!

Posted by Stephanie Calkin - Beebe, AR - Friend   May 10, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My family called her Grandma Carrie. She was always at work with a smile on her face and her arms reaching out to give Hug to us every time she saw us. Truly a wonderful sweet lady that will be missed by so many.

Posted by Jenny Turnage - Searcy, AR - Friend   May 09, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Gina and Amy! I'm so sorry for your loss! My heart breaks for you and your family! Thoughts and prayers for all the friends and family!

Posted by Lisa Layne - Searcy, AR - Friend   May 09, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sure will miss seeing her at Wal Mart!

Posted by Marvell Kackson - PANGBURN, AR - Friend   May 09, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Ms. Carrie was so sweet and friendly and it goes without saying, an extremely hard worker. She was beloved by all and will be sorely missed! Godspeed Ms. Carrie!!

Posted by Stacie Inman - Cabot, AR - Friend   May 09, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

She was such a beautiful soul. She treated me with kindness and the generosity of friendship. Carrie will be missed greatly. To the family.. You are in my prayers.

Posted by Teresa Teague - Thayer Missouri - Friend   May 09, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Carrie was a special lady, I work with her at Walmart, she was loving,careing and funny, I loved my dear friend she will be missed May God Bless and comfort
the family

Posted by Marie Clepper - Friend   May 08, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Will always miss this sweet lady. She was a friend and a wonderful Walmart Associate. There will be an empty place in our Walmart family.

Posted by Marilyn - El Paso, AR - Coworker   May 08, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

She always had a smile on her face... Every time I saw her, she always greeted me with enthusiasm and a smile, even a hug.. Can't believe she's gone.. Prayers go out to the family. She was such a sweet lady.

Posted by Jessica Kornegay (Boyce) - Cherokee Village (Pangburn), AR - Coworker   May 08, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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