Obituaries

Mary M Drain

Mary M. Drain, age 71, of West Fork, Ark., died Jan. 29, 2012, at Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale. She was born July 3, 1940, in Gentry, Ark., the daughter of Roy and Edna Allen Martin. She attended White Rock Light of Faith Church and had retired from Tyson Foods in 2000. She enjoyed camping, traveling, making quilts, her church family, growing roses, her Ford Mustang, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, two brothers, one sister, one grandson and one great-grandson. Mary is survived by her husband, Jimmy Drain of the home; three daughters, Edna Cook of St. Joseph, Mo., Donna Jump and Roy of Pea Ridge, Tammy Fletcher and Franklin of Pea Ridge; one son, Sammy Branham of Anderson, Mo.; one stepdaughter, Tina Hayes of Kimberling City, Mo.; three brothers: LeRoy Martin of Avoca, Jimmy Martin of Centerton and Charley Martin of Rogers; five sisters, LaVonne Poindexter of Siloam Springs, Darlene Kaufelt of Watts, Okla., Laveta McCalister of Rogers, Georgie McGarrah of Springdale and Josie Mounce of Siloam Springs; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. at White Rock Light of Faith Church, with the Rev. H.M. Shipp officiating. Burial will follow at Brannon Mountain under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be today from 5 until 7 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Bill Baker, Troy Shader, Drew Custom, Jack Drain, Frankie Andrews and Darrin Shader. Online condolences may be sent to www.memfuneral.com.

Published January 31, 2012