of Coal Hill, AR
April 10, 1928 - October 15, 2021
Mary Arlene (Smith) Bartlett, 93 of Coal Hill, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 in Coal Hill with her loved ones by her side. She was born April 10, 1928 in Franklin County, Ozark Rural, AR to Claude and Toiley (Hill) Smith. Mary was a faithful member of Coal Hill Assembly of God Church, where she was a song leader, and Sunday School teacher. She retired from Hanford Processing Plant, then worked at the University of Ozarks. She enjoyed caring for her elderly friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, late husband of 71 years, R.D. Bartlett, Jr., seven brothers, and two sisters.Mrs. Bartlett leaves behind one son, Gerald Bartlett (Kathy) of Coal Hill; three daughters, Twyla Brasel (Charles) of Coal Hill; Sheila Smith of Highfill; Karen Houston (Don) of Clarksville; one brother, Roy Smith of Ozark; two sisters, Lillie Carter of Spiro, OK and Lola Faye Edwards of Rudy, AR.; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; twelve great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Coal Hill Assembly of God with the funeral service following at 2:00 P.M. with Bro. John Kindrix and Bro. Gerald Morris officiating. Burial will follow at Hess Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Aaron Zolliecoffer, Bobby Zolliecoffer, Cecil Zolliecoffer, Chandlor Sears, Jeremy Boen, Frankie Sears, Daniel Houston, and Ashley Birkhahn.Memorial donations may be made in her honor to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home 220 John Babish Lane Russellville, AR. 72801Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home, online guestbook available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clarksville.
Mrs. Arlene was so very sweet!! Always loved seeing her and talking to her. I’m so very sorry for your loss!! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers!! We love you all!!! Margaret Garner and Family!!
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
My deepest and heartfelt sympathy and love to the family and friends. Our loss is truly heavens gain
Sister Bartlett, as I knew her from church when I was little, always had a smile and was so nice. Prayers for the family.
Such a sweet, classy lady. She was so loved by family & friends. My sympathy goes out to all of them. May your pleasant memories of Arlene and the Lord's blessings comfort you in the days ahead.