Vada Lawrence Died October 20
Vada Lawrence, age 86, of Big Flat, died at Marion County Hospital October 20.
She was born at Alco May 26, 1894, a daughter of the late Sam and Janie Berry Barnes.
Survivors are three sons, Marvin of Marshall, Paul and James of Big Flat; four daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Sutterfield, Big Flat, Mrs. Ruth Treat, Lowell, Mrs. Lenora McGregory, Clarksville, Tennessee and Mrs. Robbie Lee, Centralia, Missouri; three brothers, Corbit Barnes, Mountain View, Walter Barnes, Bakersfield, California and Arthur Barnes, Bull Shoals; 22 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Funeral was October 22 at the Big Flat Assembly of God Church, Rev. O’Neal Nessler officiating. Burial was in Freeman Cemetery under direction of North Arkansas Funeral Home of Marshall.
Pallbearers were Nobe Sutterfield, Otis Ferguson, Allen Wallace, J.C. Jones, Odell Morrow and Randolph Boyd.