Frances Belle Bare, 81, of Piggott died Monday, April 12, 2004, in Jonesboro.
She was born May 21, 1922, in Piggott, the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Minnie Cheatam Neely.
She was united in marriage to Thomas Joe Bare on August 31, 1946, to this union three sons were born.
She was a member of member the First Christian Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.
She was proceded in death by her husband in 1991; one granddaughter, Lauren Bare; five brothers, Arvel "Dick" Neely, Arley Neely, Raymond Neely, Jess Neely and Don Neely; three sisters, Bertha Cox, Marie Blan and Mary Lee Lyles.
She is survived by three sons, Tom Bare of Jonesboro, Michael Bare and wife, Tina, of Springdale, Ark., and Terry Bare and wife, Jeaninea, of Jonesboro; five grandchildren, Jodie, Chris, Alex, Zachary and Pilar; three great-grandchildren, Courtney, Madison and Dilon; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2004, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Carrens and Jay McPhearson officiating.
Burial was at the Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chris Bare, Robert Hendrix, Michael Daniels, Josh Bettis, Jason Branch and Steve Mayville.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Morgan, Brad Rouse, Rodney Rouse, Danny Baldwin, Ricky Wyss, David Ballard, Randy Caldwell, David James, Tim Layman, Terry Helleltine, Frank Davis and J.W. Toombs.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.