ROCK BOOTHE, VIOLA ALLIE - Lawrence County, Arkansas | VIOLA ALLIE ROCK BOOTHE - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Viola Allie ROCK BOOTHE

Whittaker Cemetery
Lawrence County,
Arkansas

Willie 23 Jan 1912 - 06 Aug 2000 obituary
Viola 06 Sep 1912 - 03 Dec 1986

Marriage: 28 Mar 1931 Lawrence County, Arkansas Book K pg 564

Viola Allie (Rock) Boothe the wife of Willie Melvin Boothe. Willie the son of George and Minnie Mae (Fry) Boothe.

[Willie married second, Rhoda Mae Greer Forkum Boothe on 20 Oct 1988 Lawrence County, Arkansas records Book JJ pg 503]

Boothe

Willie Melvin Boothe, 88, of Walnut Ridge, died Sunday at his residence. Born in the Evergreen Community, he was a lifetime resident of Lawrence County and a farmer.

He was pastor of the Evergreen General Baptist Church, and he had continued his ministry for more than 49 years.

Survivors include his wife, Rhoda Mae Forkum Boothe of the home; one son, Jimmy Boothe of Walnut Ridge; one stepson, William Greer of Byhalia, Miss.; two daughters, Betty Greer of Byhalia and Ada Mae Sandusky of Carlisle, Ind.; two stepdaughters, Betty Harpole of Paragould and Barbara Harpole of Delaplaine; one brother, Henan Boothe of Walnut Ridge; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Viola (Rock) Boothe, a son, a stepson, two brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be at 1 Tuesday afternoon at Bryan Funeral Home in Hoxie, with Marion Stringer and Bob Heath officiating. Burial will be in Whittaker Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be A.C. Stacey, Eugene Richardson, Delvin Harlan, Verlon Adams, J.W. Adams and Les Coffman.

Honorary pallbearers will include Norris Smith and members of the Presbytery of the Arkansas Association of General Baptists.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Obituary provided by The Jonesboro Sun archives Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas posted 07 Aug 2000.

Contributed on 12/29/07 by denise.bratcher63
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Record #: 7322

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Submitted: 12/29/07 • Approved: 8/2/17 • Last Updated: 8/5/17 • R7322-G7320-S3

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