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Shirley Ann Carter

December 16, 1937 — October 10, 2023

 

Shirley Ann Carter, 85, of West Ridge, Arkansas departed this life on October 10, 2023 at Arkansas Continued Care, Jonesboro, Arkansas.  She was born on December 16, 1937 to Oscar Butler and Edna Opal Reed Kemp in Little River Township. Shirley was of the Baptist faith. She was a babysitter for many children throughout the years, she loved her babies.  She enjoyed cooking and looking at recipe books, going out to eat especially if it was catfish, fed every stray cat that she found and loved spending time with her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband: Buford Carter, her parents, one son: Randy Coaker, three brothers: Carl, Cecil and Bobby Kemp and one sister: Paulette Maddox.

Shirley is survived by her special nieces: Ramona Laden (Ricky) and Starre Morrisett (Alan) both of Lepanto, Arkansas, one brother: Gary Kemp (Bonnie) of Manila, Arkansas and one sister: Glenda Blain (Bill) of Swartz Creek, Michigan, one grandchild: Randy Joe Coaker, Jr., four great grandchildren: Emma, Riley, Lexee and Molly and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at Delancey Funeral Home in Lepanto on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Interment will follow service in Potter Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Delancey Funeral Home, Lepanto, Arkansas.

 

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Delancey Funeral Home - Lepanto

200 Miles Street, Lepanto, AR 72354

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Delancey Funeral Home - Lepanto

200 Miles Street, Lepanto, AR 72354

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Burial

Thursday, October 12, 2023

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