of Paris, AR
April 25, 1931 - February 11, 2022
Vera L. Trisler of Paris, Ar. is now walking the Streets of Gold with her Heavenly Father. She passed from this life Feb. 11, 2022, in Charleston, Ar. She was born April 25, 1931, to Odis Levi and Ruth (Floyd) Butler in Quinton, Oklahoma.She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 60 years, Floyd Wesley (Buddy) Trisler, 5 siblings, Charles and Merle Butler, Sybel Mills, Iva King and Lorene Nelke, 2 sons-in-laws, Herbert Howard and Danny Fairbanks and a granddaughter, Amber Mackey. She is survived by her daughters, Ruthie (Bill) Burkett, Mary Howard, and Betty Fairbanks all of Paris. Grandchildren, Jon (Becky)Burkett of Colorado, Cory (Stacy)Burkett of Clarksville, Toby (Charla) Burkett of North Little Rock, Ray (Tasha)Howard and Wes (Lori) Howard of Paris, Ryan (Rochelle) Mackey of New Zealand & Jessica (Matthew) Langley of Paris and 22 great-grandchildren, 1 sister-in-law, Ruby Bernard of Fort Smith and a brother-in-law, John (Bobby) Trisler of Arizona and several nieces & nephews.Vera was a DHS Caseworker, who loved and nurtured many, many, foster and abused children throughout her career, forming many lasting friendships which encompassed people from all walks of life. She and Floyd were Southern Baptist church planters in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Southside Baptist Church of Paris was Vera's final earthly worship center where she loved and served the Lord. Vera used her God given talent of singing in all churches she attended also singing with her siblings in their early years and participating in the Ms. Senior Arkansas Pageant. In her last years she could be seen playing the piano on occasion from her wheelchair and singing gospel music at Greenhurst.Vera & Floyd could be seen walking the streets of the Paris Square holding hands as they participated in community events including three generations of supporting the Paris Eagles, North Logan Chamber Events, and the Paris Senior Center. They were honored with the Golden Harvest Award in 2006.The family would like to thank Greenhurst Nursing Center and its staff for their excellent care of Vera during her final 3 years.Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2022, at Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday February 15, 2022, at First Assembly of God in Paris and burial following at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris. Her grandson, Toby Burkett will be officiating, and grandsons & great grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Southside Baptist Church or First Baptist Church of Paris.
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We want to offer our condolences on the death of your mother. She was a lovely lady.
Ruthie and Bill and Family, my heart goes out to you.. I always enjoyed your mom… I loved to hear her sing… now she’s singing with the angels in heaven. Ruthie, remember the many times we sang together “That Glad Reunion Day”. That will be a happy day. Luv ya.
vera was a very nice lady and everyone loved her and respected her.. i enjoyed working with her.
We love you...family. breaks my heart we won't be there physically....but in our thots and prayers we will be......🎵 surrounded by His beauty
So sorry for your loss my heart breaks for you girls she was a sweet talented lady that will be missed by all that knew her.Prayers for your families.Freda
Condolences to the family of ms VERA RIP YOU WILL BE MISSED ANOTHER Beautiful ROSE HAS BEEN PICKED 🌷🌹🌷🌹from Heaven Above
Ruthie, So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Vera at Social Service many years ago and I so admired Vera & Floyd in their faith in working in their church. Our prayers are with your family. Herman and Jane Houston
In 2014 I started attending the Senior Center. Vera took me in and made me feel so welcome.I am sorry that she has passed. She would sing for me. I thought she was such a wonderful lady. I am sorry. Pattie Atchley.
Years ago I worked with Vera at DHS & remember her as kind & caring. What a legacy she gave to family & friends. Pray God's peace & comfort be with you.
Prayers for your family. She was the kindest people I have ever known. May she restin peace.
Praying for y'all.
Ruthie, Betty , Mary and family so sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady. Look up for that is where your help will come from.
So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family and friends.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
So sorry to hear of Vera's passing but know that she and Floyd are together again. Vera and I worked together for many years at DHS and I enjoyed her friendship.
So sorry for your loss Ms Ruthie. We know how close you were to your mother and it’s sad when you hear such sad news. She can RIP now.
My heart breaks for all of you . She was always so pleasant she will be missed at Greenhurst
Sorry for your loss. She was a very special lady who rally cared about the children in foster care. Her love for God and music was a real blessing to others. Once you met her, you could not forget her.
Our prayers are with the family. We are so sorry for your loss.
What a sweet, Beautiful lady. She walks heavens streets now with her husband
So sorry for the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers will be with the family at this sad time. Vera was a wonderful & talented lady. R.I.P.
Remember Vera fondly when we attended the Paris Senior Centre. She was a volunteer at the Paris Nursing Home when my mother-in-law was a resident there. A great lady!
The Family is in my Prayers Vera was very sweet lady knew her from the Senior center
So sorry for the loss of Vera. We will be Praying for all of you.
My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this time of loss. Vera was a sweet lady and I know she was loved by many. May she rest in peace
Vera was a very special lady and she always had a smile for everyone. I loved seeing her and Floyd riding bicycles all over the town. They were so friendly to everyone! Prayers for her family who will miss her so much. Your in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss. The community has lost a wonderful lady and heaven has gained a beautiful soul. Ms Vera was a very sweet and talented lady. Loved her smile!
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Trisler,she was a sweet christian lady. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Praying for her family. So sorry for your loss.
So sorry for the family’s loss. Know that our family is praying for peace for you all
Im so sorry to hear of Mrs. Trisler’s passing.Always such a sweet christian lady. Robin Hill
I am so sorry to hear about Vera's passing. My prayers are with the family.
Sorry to hear of Vera passing she was a very nice n friendly lady. I enjoyed hearing her play the piano on Gospel music Wednesday at the Senior Center. May God comfort you all in knowing she is with the Lord.