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Elbert L. "Bert" LaFerney

August 26, 1925 — May 31, 2014

Elbert L. "Bert" LaFerney, 88, of Searcy, Arkansas went to his heavenly home on May 31, 2014. He was born to John and Emma LaFerney on August 26, 1925 near Des Arc, Arkansas.

Bert was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Floy Stevens LaFerney; two sisters, Roberta Loffin and Arline Baxley; and his beloved daughter, Nita LaFerney Abbott.

He is survived by his wife of more than 66 years, Wanda Greer LaFerney; one daughter, Mary Anne and husband, Benny Benson of Mt. Home, Arkansas; one son in-law, Roger and wife, Debbie Abbott of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a hoot of friends.

He was in the U.S. Navy from June 1943 to August 1946. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1950 and retired October 1, 1967 as a Tech Sergeant. He also served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Police Action.
He was currently the Senior Pastor at the Honey Hill Christian Union Church where memorials can be made to the building fund.

Visitation will be held on June 4, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on June 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home with burial following at Honey Hill Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    June 04, 2014
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

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

  • Funeral Service

    June 04, 2014
    2:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

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

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