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Searcy Mceuen Funeral Home
Thursday September 2nd, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Searcy Mceuen Funeral Home
Thursday September 2nd, 2021

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Holly Springs Cemetery
Thursday September 2nd, 2021

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Dale Wortham

Dale Wortham, 83, of Pangburn, Arkansas entered his Lord’s care on August 26, 2021. Dale was born October 29, 1937, in Joy Arkansas to the late Orbra and Bertha (Oguinn) Wortham.

Dale was a loving husband and caregiver to both his wives. He stayed with them through all the good and bad times until both of their passings. He was a cherished father and grandfather known as “Papa Dale”. Dale embodied all the characteristics of a true Christian man. He was a very hard worker. He had a contagious smile and laugh. Dale lived his life to the fullest. Dale leaves behind a host of family and friends. His smiling face and loving spirit will be missed by all who knew him.

Left to cherish his memory are two sons; Vince Rowell (Audray) and Robert Covington (Rita), three daughters; Marlene Peets, Debbie Covington, and Lisa Yarbrough, three brothers; Achle Wortham of Searcy, Danny Wortham of Hickory Flat, Curtis Wortham (Cindy) of McRae, three sisters; Pat Williams of Quitman, Dolly Dimple Powell of Morrilton, Irene Terry (James) of Searcy, seven grandsons; Dwayne Thompson, David Thompson, Jason Rowell, Colby Yarbrough (Rikki), Colton Yarbrough, Chase Yarbrough, Lane Covington, two granddaughter; Dana Spidel and Ashley Gay (Glen), twelve great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents Dale is preceded by his first wife of 46 years; Loydean Barrett Wortham, his wife Patricia Ann Wortham of 15 years, one daughter; Cleo Diane, one great-granddaughter, three brothers; Roger Dwayne Wortham, Merl Wortham, Doyle Wortham, two sisters; Fayrean Allen and Judy Diane McNeal, two sons-in-law; Bob Peets of Boise, ID and Keith Yarbrough, one sister-in-law; Carolyn Wortham.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 10:00 till 11:00 a.m. at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will follow visitation on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel. Burial will follow at Holly Springs Cemetery in Searcy.

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Oh my Grandaddy!! You were literally the very best man in the world. Super loving and attentive to me always growing up. Then when I had a daughter you were so good to her too. A true man of God and loyal husband. I miss you greatly!

Dana Spidel Sep 10 2022 11:47 PM

To Dale's family...
I got to know Dale when he worked for my dad Larry. Dale was an amazing friend to my dad good worker and awesome exampleof Christ!!!
. I have struggled with addiction for years and Dale always ask about me. He prayed alot for me and it meant so much to both me and my Dad. No matter where I was whether I was in jail or out on the streets Dale always was always concerned and supportive.
I know Dale will be missed greatly by all who knew him.
One thing we never have to question about Dale is where he will spend eternity...HE IS WITH JESUS TODAY!!!

Lara (Shackelford) Courtney Sep 2 2021 11:55 AM

My thoughts & prayers are with all who loved Dale. He was a kind & loving soul.

Barbara Oelger Aug 31 2021 6:12 PM