Freda Wilma Felts

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Born 4-20-1911 -- Died 5-27-2007

Freda Wilma Felts, 96, of Viola,?Ark., daughter of the late David Bradley and Margaret Lou (Casey) Rosier, was born April 20, 1911, in Shady Grove, Ark. She died May 27, 2007, at the Hospice ?House in Mountain Home, Ark.

She was united in marriage to James (Jim) Felts on Sept. 23, 1927, and to this union five children were born.

She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a postal clerk for the U.S.?Postal Service.

She was a member of the Viola First Baptist Church.

She is survived by: a son, James Felts Jr. of Batesville, Ark.; four daughters, Margaret (Sally)?Rogers and husband, Gene, of Marshall, Ark. Peggy Hassett and husband, Matt, of Tempe, Ariz., Wilma McCandlis and husband, Neal, of Viola, and Kathie Stone and husband, Coy, of Viola; special sister-in-law Minnie Felts of Viola; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; special care givers, Lena Sutterfield, Mae Kinder, Sue Spurlock, Megan Carl,?Janet Golden, Peggy Palmer, Latoshia Marlin and Neesha Barker; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her husband,?James (Jim) Felts; a daughter-in-law, Ella Faye Felts; her parents; four brothers; and three sisters.

Service were held May 29 at the Viola First Baptist Church with Bro. Steve Spurlin and Bro. Robert Lash officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Dennis Cherry, Lanny Felts, Jeff Rogers, Lee Rogers, Kevin McCandlis, Flint Craig, Andy McCandlis and Doug Stone.

Memorials preferred to the Viola Cemetery Association.