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Esther May Poulin

of Little Rock, AR, 1934 - 2019

Esther May Poulin, of Little Rock, peacefully passed on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. May was born August 14, 1934 to Robert and Mabel Fiser in Sweet Home, Arkansas. May was married to Franklin George Poulin until his death in 1990.
May was a bright soul who showed great compassion, warmth and love in everything she did. She grew up in Sweet Home but moved north to Massachusetts after marrying George, her Yankee husband from Maine. May embraced life in New England, but was happy when George retired from the U.S. Air Force and they returned to Arkansas to settle near her family, which was the most important thing to her. She adored her siblings and their families and took great joy in being with them.
May became a tireless supporter and advocate for her family and friends through her volunteer work. She was a long-time member and sponsor for others in Al-Anon, was a member and teacher for NAMI Arkansas, and was a volunteer and member of the Arkansas Mental Health Planning Advisory Council. She was an inspiring role model to her daughters and community, and her spirit embodied the values of faith and generosity. May also was a very funny lady who brought joy and humor to all those lucky enough to be part of her life.
May was preceded in death by her brothers, W.P. Fiser and Edwin Fiser, and her husband, George. She is survived by her two daughters, Debra Poulin, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Robbie Poulin, of Little Rock; her two grandsons, Michael Fuller and E.J. Martin; and her three great-grandchildren, Edwin Martin, Nova Rayne Fuller and Anthony Blake Fuller; her sister, Margaret Langston; nephews, Bill Fiser and David Fiser; nieces, Elizabeth Langston, Kelly Carter, Catherine Langston, Cindy Tyler, and Karen Gwatney; and great-nephews and nieces. She also leaves many other family members and friends, including her dear friend Carolyn Green, who will miss her warmth and wit.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 1-2 p.m. in the chapel of Roller Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock. A celebration of life service will follow at 2 p.m. Please share your memories of May at

Published November 15, 2019

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-8300