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Bernestine Borden

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Bernestine Borden, 92, of Elizabeth, Ark., was born on January 3, 1920, in Norfork, Ark., daughter of Charles Henry and Minnie Susan (Marchant) Snelgroes. She departed this life on Nov. 22, 2012, at Fulton County Hospital, Salem, Ark.

Bernestine was united in marriage to Grover Corbie Borden on Aug. 10, 1938, at Flora, Ark. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Bernestine was a member of the Elizabeth Church of Christ.

She leaves to mourn her passing: three daughters, Billie Joyce Martin, of Bexar, Ark. Sharon Mae Guffey and husband, JW, of Viola, Ark., and Linda Hunt, of Bexar, Ark.; seven grandchildren, Trina Smith, Lisa Shrable, Tresa Lester, Bryan Guffey, Lee Ann Blevins, Justin Hunt and Tony Hunt; eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband on July 6, 2012, her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem, Ark., with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Interment was in the Elizabeth Cemetery at Elizabeth, Ark. under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark. Pallbearers were Bryan Guffey, Justin Hunt, Tony Hunt, Ray Shrable, Ted Blevins and Lee Lester.