of Benton, AR
March 21, 1936 - October 24, 2017
Janelle Straley, 81, of Benton passed away, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home. She was born March 21, 1936 in Malvern, AR to the late Leo Turner and Carmel Mitchell Boals. Mrs. Straley was a secretary for Benton Services Center for many years and a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Elaine McClennahan and husband Terry and one son, Joseph Dale Rigsby all of Benton; three sisters, Laverne Boshears (Stanley) of Malvern, Sue Witham (Bill) of Benton, and Joyce Hendricks (Fuller) of Lake Catherine; two brothers, Leon Turner (Rita) of Malvern and David Turner (Judy) of Palestine, TX; grandchildren, Erin Baxter (Jonathan) and Scott McClennahan of Benton, Christa Rigsby and Brandy Renee Bluemel of Texas, and Josh Donnelly and Heather Rigsby of Benton; 15 great-grandchildren, and special friends Linda McLemore and Barbara Hamby.A time of visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Spring Creek Baptist Church with funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Terry Parrish officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Spring Creek Baptist Church, Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House, and/or Alzheimer's Arkansas.The family would like to say a special thank you to those who helped take care of our mother the last few years especially those at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House.
We are so sorry about your loss. You are in our prayers.From your old friends Kenny and Janet Brady
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Janelle was such a sweet and caring lady. Lean on our Lord and Savior for comfort knowing she is in such a wonderful place.God Bless
So saddened by your loss. Prayers for the family. Hugs.
Rest in Love sweet lady!What it must feel like being wrapped in the arms of Jesus.I am so blessed that I had the privilege of meeting her precious self .God bless you all!Much love!
So sorry to hear about Janelle's death. Darrell and I went to school at Glen Rose with Janelle and her brother and sisters. Our prayers are with all the family. God Bless you
Saying prayers for this family as you grieve the passing of this sweet lady. To Elaine, Terry, Erin and Scott, your family has ministered my family in so many ways and I ask God to give you peace.
I am so happy you are free now Janelle walking in the awesome presence of our Lord.