Louise Whitson, age 76, of Marvell, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Helena. Mrs. Whitson was born February 22, 1941 to the late Spencer and Artie Ivy. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church and she was a retired sales clerk for Ronny's Dollar Store.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis Whitson (Laura) of Marvell and Daniel Whitson (Gina) of Marvell; five grandchildren, Denise Whitson, Keith Whitson, Chase Whitson, Billy Wallace and Allie Wallace; seven great-grandchildren, Lorynn Amos, Kaylee Whitson, Dylan Amos, Graysen Amos, Aiden Bryan, Mackenzy Whitson and Deklan Whitson; sister, Mildred Griffith (Don) of Marvell; brother, Ramond Ivy (Sandra) of St. Louis, Missouri; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Woodard Whitson; son, Dale Whitson; and three brothers, Spencer Ivy, Frank Ivy and Howard Ivy.
A service for Louise Whitson will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Eventide Cemetery in Marvell. Reverend J.E. Hughes will officiate.
Memorials may be made to County Line Baptist Church.
Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571.