Thelma Lee Ware Little

Thelma Lee Ware Little, 80, of Mansfield, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 in Fort Smith. She was born March 21, 1933 in Prague, Okla., to Alliue A. and Lillian (Spradley) Ware.

She was a retired supervisor for the Desoto Furniture Company in Fort Smith. She enjoyed playing basketball in her younger days, camping and working crossword puzzles.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arron Howard Little; parents; brother, Allen Ware; and sister, Faye Harris .

Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Carolan Cemetery near Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by two daughters, Pam Hendrickson of Huntington and Robin Moneypenney of Alexander; four sons, Bruce Brotherton of Harrah, Okla., Gary Carter and James Carter of Waldron, and Ricky Carter of Mansfield; three sisters, Jean Bismark of Cove, Darlene Bates of Newalla, Okla., and Ann Thomas of Ozark; two brothers, D.W. Ware of Mansfield and Ray Ware of Mansfield; 20 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

The pallbearers will Joshua Brotherton, Rodney Swindell, Clift Swindell, Dustin Carter, Dakota Carter, Brandon Carter.

The family will visit with friends from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Roberts Funeral Home..

To sign online registry, go to robertsfh.com