Margaret Lucille Gattin, 87, of Benton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15. She was born July 11, 1924, in Waldron.
Mrs. Gattin was a homemaker and mother to five boys. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Estes and Med Lavona Brashier; her husband, Leroy Gattin, a former superintendent of schools in Dierks and the Pulaski County Special School District.; a son, Richard Cross Gattin; two brothers, Howell R. “Bus” and William H. Brashier; and a sister, Dorothy Helen Atkins.
She is survived by four sons, Thomas Gattin and wife Sandra of Arkadelphia, Robert Gattin and wife Lisa of Hot Springs, Paul Gattin and wife Alisa of Bryant and Charles Gattin and wife, Angela of Benton; 10 grandchildren, Ashley Bowden and wife, Ronnie, Ryan Gattin, Bryan, Geoffrey, Evan, Jennifer, Tyler, Samuel Ross, Ellen and Bryce Gattin; and one great-grandchild, Neeley Bowden.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .