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P.O. Box 319, 101 N. Second Street
McGehee, AR 71654
Phone: (870) 222-3232
Fax: (870) 222-4801
Helen Geneva Ferguson Evans

Helen Geneva Ferguson Evans

Sunday, November 3rd, 1940 - Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
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Helen Geneva Ferguson Evans, 79, of Prairie Grove, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020. She was born in Arcola, Mississippi on November 3, 1940 to the late O. D. Ferguson and Velma Wheeler Ferguson. Helen enjoyed cooking and her specialties were pecan pie and cornbread. She was a very active member of Halley Baptist Church before moving to northwest Arkansas, where she became a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Farmington, AR. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school, training union, vacation bible school, GA’s and Awanna. Helen loved her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Evans; brothers, Sonny Ferguson and Deryl Ferguson; sister, Joyce Ferguson. Survivors include her son, Marty (Susan) Evans of Omaha, NE; daughter, Robin (Kenneth) Burchfield of Prairie Grove, AR; sisters, Frances Horne of Byram, MS, Erma (Junior) Fortenberry of Pelahatchie, MS, Dovie (Harold) Neese of Holcomb, MS, Ruby Bowman of Carthage, MS, Lois Foote of Pearl, MS, Cissy Bostain of Pearl, MS and Tina Hembree of Brandon, MS; grandchildren, Brent (Sarah) Burchfield, Tyler (Kala) Burchfield, Logan Burchfield, Grayden Evans and Gabe Evans; great-grandchildren, Forrest Burchfield and Dixie June Burchfield.
A walk through visitation will be held at 12-1:30 pm Friday, September 25, 2020 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR. Graveside services will follow at 2:00pm at Halley Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Culpepper officiating.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 25th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Friday, September 25th, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service MC
    101 N. 2nd St.
    McGehee, AR 71654
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    Walk Through Visitation.
  • Service

    Friday, September 25th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday, September 25th, 2020 2:00pm
    Halley Cemetery
    Hwy. 159 South
    DERMOTT, AR 71638
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    Graveside Service
    Rev. Kenny Culpepper
  • Interment

    Halley Cemetery
    Hwy. 159 South
    DERMOTT, AR 71638
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Larry & Faye Pace

Posted at 06:23pm
So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for the family.

Bob and Kathy Crisp

Posted at 12:19pm
With loving memories of "Mammaw". Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
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Jeannie Collier

Posted at 11:58am
Ms. Helen was the BEST cook. We loved her Mexican cornbread along with anything else she would make. She was a very special lady & a big part of our family. God gained another angel & Bro Gene is probably having her cook for him in Heaven. Love You All ❤ Lou & Jeannie Gail Collier

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Bonnie L Barton

Posted at 05:02pm
Robin, I’m so sorry the journey on earth has come to an end for your Mom, may she have peace and comfort now. Blessings of peace to you and your family at this most difficult time. Bonnie Barton

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