Pearlie (Vance) Daulton, 79, of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Paragould, Ark., entered into the gates of Heaven on August 5, 2014. She was born on July 27, 1935 in Cardwell, Mo. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Paragould. After moving to Little Rock she started a career at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences as a devoted nurse unit coordinator for 36 years until her retirement in 2011. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and grandmother. Pearlie was full of life. She was an avid Razorback and NASCAR fan. She enjoyed shopping, interior decorating, traveling, and her flower garden. She was preceded in death by son, Kelly Daulton; three brothers, Buster, Buddy, and Sam Vance; two sisters, June (Darrell) Bedwell, Dink (Elbert) McKinney; parents, Pete and Maybelle Vance. Survivors include three daughters, Tanya Daulton (Mike Rayburn) of Cabot, Ark., Susie Daulton (Thomas Easen) of Alexander, Ark., and Laurie Daulton (Kevin Horton) of Marshall, Ark.; three sisters, Shirley Vance Mazenko of Kenosha, Wis., Ann Vance (Roger Crabtree) of Palm Bay, Fla., Ruth Vance (Sonny Bishop) of Colombia, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Glenda Daulton and Jennifer Daulton Marsh; four grandchildren, Todd (Stephanie) Rayburn (coming soon great granddaughter Ava Grace), Katie Rayburn, Tressa Horton (fiance' Dr. Ben DeMiranda), and Brandi Horton. Graveside services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 8th, at Greene County Memorial Gardens, Paragould, with Heath Williams officiating. Visitation will be at Mitchell Funeral Home, Paragould, on Friday, from 12 noon until 2:15 p.m. when the procession will leave. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to St. Jude's Children's Hospital Memphis, Tenn. Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com.
Published August 7, 2014