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Mary Laverne Barnett

April 8, 1930 — October 19, 2016

Mary "Sis" Laverne Barnett, 86, of Beebe passed away Wednesday, October 19th at Beebe Retirement Center. She was born April 8, 1930 in Rose Bud, Arkansas to the late James and Flora Lea (Wiggs) Edwards.

Mary was a member of Floyd Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting and gardening. She loved to volunteer her time. Mary was on the Floyd Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and volunteered for 35 years at the Floyd Extension Service.

Left to cherish Laverne's memory is her husband of 70 years and 9 months, William C. Barnett; one son, Jerry Barnett of Benton, Arkansas; one daughter, Karen Stroud of Beebe, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Todd Buck, Jeremy Trahan, Blake Barnett; seven great grandchildren, Elijah Hodge, Gavin and Blake Smith, Will and Drew Buck, Sawyer Barnett and Finley Barnett; one brother, J.B. Edwards of Willow Springs, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Buck; and a host of brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, October 21st at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 22nd Romance Cemetery with Bro. Mark Quick officiating.

In Lieu of Flowers, please donate to The Gideons International, 66 Mohawk Drive, Searcy, Arkansas 72143, (501) 268-1827 or Arkansas Hospice, 410 N. Apple Street, Searcy, Arkansas, (501) 305-3650, or the Floyd Methodist Church, 1248 Hwy 31, Searcy, Arkansas 72143, (501) 827-0252

All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

Share a Memory: www.SearcyMcEuenFuneralHome.com

  • Visitation

    October 21, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

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

  • Graveside Service

    October 22, 2016
    1:00 PM

    Romance Cemetery

    295 Hwy 31
    Romance, AR
    (501) 626-2446

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