Terry D. Malott, 71, of Drasco, Arkansas passed away on September 11, 2019 at Southridge Village in Heber Springs, Arkansas. Terry was born on February 23, 1948 in Peru, Miami County, Indiana to the late Cecil and Alice (Winegardner) Malott. Terry worked for many years as a carpenter and loved to laugh. His daughters said for the last six weeks, he said many times, “I don’t want to live if I can’t make someone laugh.”
“Blessed are you that hunger for ye shall be filled, blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh.” Luke 6:21
Terry is survived by sons, Anthony and Troy Malott of Indiana and Justin Kellams; daughters, Amanda Cardenas and husband David S. of Drasco, Arkansas and Autumn Goins and husband Dakota of Mountain View, Arkansas; one sister, Alma Jean Baker, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Alice (Winegardner) Malott; one son, Todd Malott; and four siblings, Shirley Pugh, Dickie Jo Malott, Sam Malott, and Joyce Confer.
A ceremony took place on Thursday, August 12, 2019, 8:30 AM at Friendship Cemetery in the Ben Community.
Pallbearers are Levi Engle, J.R. Engle, C.J. Kemp, James Kemp, David Cardenas, and Dakota Goins.
Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View, Arkansas is in charge of the arrangements.