OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
322 North Market, Benton, AR
Melanie Yvonne McElrath
Published: September 5, 2013
Melanie Yvonne McElrath, age 25, passed away September 2, 2013. Melanie was born on August 12, 1988 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Melanie is survived by one son; Riley John Williamson of McGehee, Ark., mother; T ammie McElrath (Marvin) of Hot Springs, Ark., one sister; Christina Amerson (Jon) of McGehee, Ark., one half-brother; Curt McElrath of Havannah, Ark., grandparents; Judy McCallister of Benton and Peggy McElrath of North Little Rock, niece and nephew; Jace and Jordan Amerson, three aunts, one uncle, and many other friends and relatives who loved her dearly and will miss her always. Melanie was preceded in death by her father; George Melton McElrath, Jr., and grandfathers; Jerry Lee McGuire and George Melton McElrath, Sr.
Melanie was a certified nursing assistant and was a student at Pulaski Technical College.
A visitation will be held Thursday, September 5th, from 6-8 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Home, Benton Chapel, 322 North Market Street, Benton, Ark. Funeral service will be Friday, September 6th at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Fairplay Cemetery with pallbearers Matt Owens, Tyler Henry, Jeremy McGuire, Dion McGuire, Curt McElrath, and Jeremy Dick assisting. Honorary pallbearers are Ricky Thornton, Josh McGuire, Jon David Amerson, and Terry Hinton. For information call 501-778-7100. Online guestbook: www.smithfamilycares.com.