Nettie Ruth Mauldin, 78, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. She was born Dec. 19, 1934 in Prattsville, to the late Joe and Nealey Jones Beck. Nettie was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Mauldin; her parents, Joe and Nealey Beck; three brothers; five sisters; and a great-granddaughter, Alex Wright.
Nettie is survived by her son, Michael L. Hill of Bryant; two daughters, Sherry Gage (Robert) and Pattie S. Moore (Ricky), both of Benton; sisters, Rosie Yarberry and Virginia Naylor; grandchildren, Tracy (Robert) Jones of Maumelle, Christy (Lee) Melder, Cabot, Amanda (Randy) Wright of Benton, Chelsea (Bradley) Shelman of Benton and Alyson (Gage) Neighbors of Benton; and her great-grandchildren, Logan, Carly, and Cooper Melder of Cabot, Jake, Beau and Kenzie Wright, all of Benton.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian Moore of Highland Heights Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at New Rosemont Cemetery in Benton. Grandsons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m.Friday preceding the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Kenzie Christmas Fund at Highland Heights Baptist Church in Benton.
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