Clara Dean “CD” Wallis Alsip, 82, of Bryant passed away Oct. 23 at UAMS from complications due to pneumonia.She was born Sept. 6, 1929, to John Ike and Louise Whayne. She was born in Keystone, Okla., and moved to Vaughn in 1939. She attended Vaughn School until she married Rodney Wallis in 1946. She lived in Rogers until she married Keith Alsip in 2001 and moved to Bryant.
She waspreceded in death by her first husband, Rodney Wallis; and a son, Charles Wallis.
She is survived by her husband, Keith Alsip; two daughters, Phyllis Farish and Lanny of Bella Vista and Julia Williams of Rogers; four grandchildren, Lance Farish, Carmen Belden, Mike Williams and Mark Williams; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Hart Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Rollins Funeral Home.
Because of her son, Charles, and her love for special needs individuals, in lieu of flowers the family encourages donations in Mrs. Alsip's memory to Pathfinder NWA, 1004 SE 5th St., Bentonville, AR 72712 or Open Avenues (formerly the Adult Development Center), P.O. Box 908, Rogers, AR 72757.