Emily Gatlin Lisenbey, 90, of Benton passed away on Sunday, March 11. She was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Traskwood.
Emily was a retired L.P.N. for the state of Arkansas and a member of First Assembly of God in Benton
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Minnie Davis Gatlin; her husband, Eddie Lisenbey;,brothers, Delmar, Houston, George and John Gatlin; and a grandson.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Gray of Benton and Brenda Haney of Bauxite; a sister, Theda Gatlin of Traskwood; four grandchildren, Michael Paxton, Mark Rahman, Steve Gray and Melisa Shepherd; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Ashby Funeral Home with the Revs. Larry Davis and Louise Whitley officiating. Burial will follow at Old Rosemont Cemetery.
Following the service, a luncheon will be provided by the Traskwood Assembly of God at the Gatlin homeplace on Arkansas 229 in Traskwood.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ashby Funeral Home.Â
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas School for the Deaf High School Library.
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