Rose ” Ellen ” Southern September 11, 1930 ~May 3, 2014

Untitled-1Rose “Ellen” Southern, 83 of Fayetteville passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at North Hills Life care and Rehab. She was born September 11, 1930 in Clarksville, Arkansas to William Emmit Brown and Rosa Jane Luzier Brown. She was a longtime member of Buckner Baptist Church. She truly loved her church family and will be greatly missed.

By Ellens appreciations of God’s beautiful creation she loved her flower gardens, veggies and more. Through this she could share that love of nature with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Southern; two brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandy Marshall and Terri Treat both of Fayetteville; God daughter, Mary Schroeder of Mansfield, Arkansas; step daughter, Glenda Houston of Fayetteville; sister, Mabel Hartline of Clarksville, Arkansas and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Beards Funeral Chapel.

A graveside service will held Friday at 2 PM with Pastor Gary Jewell and Larry Mitchell officiating.

Burial will be held at the Fayetteville National Cemetery. Join family following services for a fellowship dinner at Buckner Baptist Church, 2780 E Wyman Rd, Fayetteville.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.



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    Judy Wilkins » 07. May, 2014

    Mabel, Danny, Chuck, and I with my children and families share in your loss of Ellen. We will miss her. Momma is really sad that she was unable to visit her. Ellen is much better and happy today. God Bless, Sandy and Terri!

    Love, Judy

    Nancy (Drain) Hafliger » 08. May, 2014

    So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Ed and Ellen were so very important to my dad Dood Drain.