of Harrisburg, AR
January 1, 1938 - May 23, 2023
Nellie Mae Orr of Harrisburg, AR passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR. Nellie was born January 1, 1938 in Florence, AL to James and Hattie Mae (Lyles) Jenkins. She worked in the grocery business and was of the Baptist belief. Nellie's hobbies included working in her yard, gardening and cooking for her family, that she loved dearly.Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 46 years, Ottis Orr; a granddaughter, Rosa Lee Orr; a great-granddaughter, Ellie Jane Orr; five brothers, Houston, James, Bill, Doug and Delbert Jenkins and two sisters, Helen King and Evelyn Parker.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Nellie include her three sons, Billy (Ruth) Orr, Johney (Ellen) Orr and Glen Orr; twelve grandchildren; a host of great-grandkids and a brother, Ellis Jenkins.Chapel services will be 2 pm Thursday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro, AR. Burial will follow at Harrisburg Memorial Cemetery in Harrisburg, AR.Visitation will precede the service beginning at 12 pm.Nellie's grandsons, Wally Orr, Tyler Orr, Matt Orr, Steven Orr, Jared Orr and Trey Keller will serve as pallbearers.
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Sorry for your loss of Aunt Nell.
Please accept condolences to our family on the passing of aunt Nell. My memories of her are all wonderful as she was always kind and caring. She was the definition of a kind and hospitable person who love her family deeply. My comfort from her passing is that she is with Jesus and her family rejoicing forever more. Thank you Lord for your plan of salvation
Many memories of you. Loved you dearly. Loved uncle Ott. Loved your family. Rejoicing that you are with God and your husband and brothers.Peace And Comfort to your Sons and grandchildren. With loveDorisjean
Sending my condolences ❤️
You were truly blessed to have her in your life❤️
Deepest sympathy in the loss of Bill's mother. You, Ruth, had a loving experience from a woman who welcomed you into her life as a daughter, not just a daughter-in-law. God bless Bill, you and your family.
Sorry for the families loss
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Losing a Mama is so very hard. Prayers for comfort, strength and even joy as you rest in the peace that you will see her again! Much love to the family.
Ms. Nellie you will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to this family.
My condolences to the Orr family. Prayers for God to bring peace and comfort to you all, and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry to hear about Miss horse passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
To the Orr family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know Mrs Nellie will be missed by all of her friends and family.
Wishing you comfort as you go forward.
To the family of this great lady, I will be praying for all of you! I did not know her, but Bill Orr is a super good man. I am sure she raised all of her children to be the same way! Prayers for peace and comfort!