Ara Mae CalhounBella Vista, AR, 1919 - 2015 0comment
Ara Mae Calhoun, 96, of Bella Vista, Ark. died Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. She was born March 16, 1919 in Castle, Okla. to the late Charles and Mallie (Gladden) Craig.
She moved to Bella Vista from Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1974. Ara Mae and her husband were charter members of First United Methodist Church in Bella Vista.
She is survived by her loving husband of 79 years, Wayne E. Calhoun Sr.; sons, Wayne E. Calhoun Jr. (Linda) of Bella Vista, Ark. and Charles E. Calhoun (Mary) of Denton, Texas; four grandchildren, Kelley Bowers, Patrick Calhoun, Charles Calhoun Jr., Laurie England; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
A Memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Bella Vista at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Pastor Jaimie Alexander will officiate.
Burial will be at the V.A. National Cemetery, in Fayetteville, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive, Bella Vista, Ark. 72715.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark. On-line condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com.
Published November 15, 2015
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Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory
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