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Julita Gardner Archambault

February 12, 1947 — December 4, 2016

Julita Gardner Archambault, 69, of Searcy passed away from this life, December 4, 2016 at Unity Health. She was born to the late Dr. Welton Hudgins and Frances (Mazza) Hudgins on February 12, 1947 in Dallas, Texas.

Julita was a member of Trinity Parish Episcopal Church where she past served on the Vestry as Treasurer for many years. She was a past Board Member of the Humane Society of Searcy for almost 20 years. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed puzzles of any kind. She loved her family and her friends, but her main passion was for her "Grands." She had a heart as big as life itself and believed in "Paying it Forward".

Left to cherish Julita's memory is One son; Trey Gardner (Sheri) of Little Rock, One daughter; Deidra (Gardner) Porter of Conway, Two brothers; Robert Hudgins (Tina) of Searcy, Mike Hudgins (Janet) of Bentonville, one sister; Mary Jo Chambers (Milton), four grandchildren; Grace Caroline Gardner, Cecily Faith Dilbeck, Lyndsey Clair Gardner, and Nathan Scott Porter, and her friend of many years Linda.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband; Homer Cecil Gardner, and her second husband; Henry Archambault.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Friday, December 9, 2016 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Searcy at 11:00 a.m. with entombment following at Oaklawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

All Funeral services have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

  • Visitation

    December 08, 2016
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

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

  • Funeral Service

    December 09, 2016
    11:00 AM

    Trinity Episcopal Church

    200 N. Elm St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 268-5270

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