Obituaries

Bertha Christine Spurlin

Bertha Christine Spurlin, 77 of Benton, passed away on March 18, 2019. She was born on August 31, 1941 in Prattsville, Arkansas to the late George and Mary Stroup Parriett. Bertha was preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Thomas Spurlin, parents, George and Mary Parriett, sisters, Pearl Jackson, Dorothy Benbrook, Jane Parriett, Myrtle McCool and Nora McCool. Bertha loved the outdoors, working in her flowers and vegetable gardens, feeding her chickens and sitting in her swing. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Survivors, sons, David and Raymond Hiatt, step-daughter, Tonya Marie Miller, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Brush Creek Cemetery in Leola. Visitation will be Thursday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton. On line guestbook at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.

Published March 20, 2019