Debra R. Bodiford, age 56, of Benton passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Saline Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 16, 1955, in Little Rock.
Debra worked at the Arkansas Health Center and was of the Jehovah's Witness faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert J. and Anita Faye Pruitt; and a daughter, Jessica Wooten.
Survivors include her husband, Mickel Bodiford of Benton; two daughters and sons-in-law, DeDee Edmison and husband Mike of Benton, Christie Watts and husband Jerry of Benton; a brother, Jay Pruitt of Troy, Mo.; a sister, Tammy Pruitt of Benton; six grandchildren, Alex and Rebecca “Rosie” Maxwell, Megan, Justin, Jason and Sydney Edmison; eight step-grandchildren; two nephews, Kyle Pruitt and Casey Croy; and a niece, Kayla Pruitt.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Vance Nutt officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Harmony Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Don Lewis, Casey Croy, Mark Moore, Chuck Pearson, Kevin Pearson and Mark Pearson.
Honorary pallbearers are Mike Edmison and Jerry Watts.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com.