Patsy McCoy Harvey Easterly, 82, of Alexander died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant.
She was born Nov. 29, 1931, to the late Joe W. McCoy and Olline Hemby McCoy of Malvern.Â She was reared and received her early education in Malvern and was a 1950 graduate of Malvern High School. She later attended Henderson State Teachers College in Arkadelphia.
She was a homemaker and, for a short time, worked as a PBX operator for the state of Arkansas.
Pat was an avid reader, loved to sew, and was heavily into genealogy, helping to keep her familyâ€™s history alive. She was a Baptist by denomination.
Pat was the widow of Bill Easterly, who died in 2000.
Her survivors include her children, Patti Clardy and husband Ron of Glen Rose, Susie Adams and husband Mike of Alexander, Michael Harvey and wife Barbara, and Timothy Harvey, all of Amity; four stepchildren, Billy Easterly of McKinney, Texas, Roger Easterly of Sacramento, Calif., Mike Easterly of Little Rock, and Scott Easterly and wife Buffy of Bauxite; two brothers, Jack McCoy and wife Pat of Malvern, Bill McCoy and wife Anna Sue of Hot Springs; three sisters, Kay McCoy of Tulsa, Okla., Judy Bowers and husband Dean of Granbury, Texas, and Joe Rice of Pocahontas; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 30, at J A. Funk Funeral Home in Malvern with Brother Randy Ward officiating.
Burial will follow at the family plot in Rockport Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Aaron Kizer, Braden Tackett, Raymond Robinson, D.J. Williams, Scott Allen Easterly and Mike McKim. Honorary pallbearers are Eddie Tackett, Matt Allen, and Jason Clardy.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 29 at J. A. Funk Funeral Home.
Online guestbook: www.jafunkfuneralhome.com.