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Willie O. Shelnut, 86, of Benton died July 8, 2013.
She was born April 15, 1927, in Delight to the late Mate and Mettie Pipkins. She retired from the Benton Services Center and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, Hershel A. Shelnut; one son, Russell A. Shelnut; four brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by a son, Dowayne Shelnut and wife Diane of Benton; three grandsons, Eric Shelnut and wife Stacye, Kirk Shelnut and Jason Shelnut; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047) with Eric Shelnut and Brother Paul Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in Hicks Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Mitchell Shelnut, Mark Shelnut, Joey Shelnut, Larry Crocker, Rob Little and Gary Robbins.Â
Honorary pallbearers are Randy Shelnut, Ralph Shelnut, Tracy Williamson and Robert Little.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House, 23157 Hwy. I-30, Bryant, AR 72022
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard
Family comments: The Shelnut family would like to express special thanks to the staffs of Saline Memorial Hospital and Saline Memorial Hospice House.