Veola Bray Claxton, 98, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018.
She was born Sunday, September, 26, 1920 in Sidney to the late Alvis M. and Vera Ethel (McSpadden) Bray.
Veola loved working in the church, caring for her family, quilting, gardening, and her flowers.
She is survived by one daughter, Connie (Harold) Crafton; one brother, Paul Alvis (Joanna) Bray; two sisters, Joyce (Roy) Mynatt, Beth (D.R.) Edwards, all of Mt. Pleasant; two grandchildren, Sonya (Shayne) Gaither of Batesville, Randall (Dena) Crafton of Batesville; two great-grandchildren, Rhett and Reed Crafton; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Veola is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 59 years, Fred Claxton; one infant son, Randall Claxton; four brothers, Reece, Reed, Coy Lee, Lucius Bray; and one sister, Leola Webb.
Pallbearers will be Randy Bray, Joey Bray, Bill Savell, Curtis Mynatt, James Coy Bray, Barry Bray, Jamie Edwards, and Patrick Bray.
Honorary pallbearers are Marshel Bray, Ronnie Bray, Steven Bray, Tim Edwards, Quillen Edwards, Darell Webb, Rick Webb, and Jeff Mynatt
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Barren Fork Building Fund or Barren Fork Cemetery at 780 Barren Fork Road, Mt. Pleasant, AR. 72561.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Barren Fork Cumberland Presbyterian church at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Alan Meinzer officiating.
Visitations will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 5:30-7:30p.m. at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville.