Obituary for Helen Epton
Helen Epton was born September 15, 1931 at Nashville, Arkansas. She was the daughter of the late George and Effie Clardy Gallaher. She died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at a Fort Smith nursing home following a lengthy illness. She was retired from Tyson Foods of Nashville and was a member of the Sunset Church of Christ for many years. Mrs. Epton was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, James Epton. Also preceding her in death were a brother, Thomas Gallaher, and sisters Bobbie Jo Gallaher, Udell Duckett, Effie Mae Duffield, Maxine McGraw and a half-sister, Earnestine Neece. Survivors include; a daughter, Rebecca Holloway of Fort Smith, a sister, Cleta Morgan of Shannon Hills and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 2 pm. at Nashville Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Center Point Cemetery under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday night from 6 to 8 pm.