of Harrison, AR
September 7, 1928 - August 20, 2020
Reba Vergie Crismon, age 91, of Harrison, departed this life on Thursday, August 20, 2020. She was born September 7, 1928, in a cabin on Wooded Hills Road in Bergman, Arkansas, the daughter of Claude Dunn and Martha (Forest) Edmondson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, James Young Edmondson; her husband, Ilam "Chris" Crismon; and her younger sister, Ruby "Sissy" Dunn.Reba graduated from Bergman High School and went on to become a registered nurse. She worked at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock after World War II. She then left nursing after a few years and obtained a beauty license and opened a salon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There is where she met the love of her life! Chris and Reba were married on January 10, 1964. Upon retiring, Chris and Reba built a home on her mother's farm in Bergman. They were active members of the community and Eagle Heights Baptist Church. Reba loved to share stories about her life, her faith, and the many adventures she and Chris had shared. She always said, ''You only live once!! So GO, SEE, and ENJOY. Graveside service was Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at York Cemetery, Bergman, AR.Roller-Christeson Funeral Home is complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines for COVID-19 and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
I knew Reba from Maple Esplanade Assisted Living. She was a very gentle and kind woman that enjoyed visiting with other residents there. I will miss chatting with you.