Bernece Estelle Mahaffey, 79, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born May 16, 1928, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of Jeff Rogers and Bell (Ladd) Rogers.
She was united in marriage to Louis A. Mahaffey at Ravenden Springs, Ark., on Sept. 29, 1946. She spent her working years caring for the family farm and raising her children. She was a member of the Church of Christ.She is survived by: her sons, Roger Mahaffey of Ravenden, Larry Mahaffey of Hardy; her daughter, Linda Hall of Glencoe; grandaughters, Susan Rutledge of Williford, Teresa Huffmaster of Williford and Kimberly Gray of Black Rock; grandsons, Jeff Mahaffey of Ravenden, Jimmy Mahaffey of Ravenden, and Joey Hall of Glenoce; 12 great-grandchildren, Devin, Sean, Cortley, Jordan, Casey, Lindsey, John, Kiana, Dagni, Greenly, Brandon and Tyler; her special nephew and niece, Russell Bassham of Hardy and Carol Bates of Highland.She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Louis A. Mahaffey; her sister, Agnes Bassham; her nephew, Dale Bassham and four infant children, Louis, Roger Allen, Susan and Wayne.Graveside services were held Sept. 22 at the Wirth Cemetery with Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Hardy.Online guestbook can be signed at www.tricountyfun-erals.com.