Helen A. Ferrell

Helen A. Ferrell, 86, of Booneville, passed away, Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Barling. She was born Feb. 27, 1927 in Sugar Grove to John and Mary (Maxey) McKeen.

She worked in several different grocery stores in the meat department. She was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Booneville and was a member of VFW auxiliary and a volunteer at the Booneville Human Development Center.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Carmon Ferrell; one daughter, Mary Smith; two sisters, Pearl Grimes and Jewell Coy; and two brothers, John Robert McKeen and Lawrence McKeen.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, at The National Cemetery in Fort Smith, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.

She is survived by one daughter, Debbie Davis of Hot Springs; two sons; John Wagoner and wife Marsha of Crestview, Fla., and James Wagoner and wife Edna of Fort Smith; one sister, Bertha Reid of Fort Smith; 13 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.