Twila Mae Causey

Monday, April 27, 2015

Twila Mae Causey, age 81, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at St Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Pollard, Ark., on May 18, 1933, to Willis and Pearl (Byrd) Johnson. On June 1, 1952, she married Donald Causey in Piggott, Ark. Together, they raised their children, and after teaching Donald to fish, spent many happy days on Lake Norfork and the Arkansas River. They managed the downtown Otasco in Walnut Ridge for 18 years. She was a longtime member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.

Preceding her in death were her parents and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Causey of the home; four sons, Michael Causey (Patty) of Jonesboro, Keith Causey (Cheryl) of Mustang, Okla., Dallas Causey (Dianne) of Pottsville, Ark. and Wayne Causey of the home; two daughters, Theresa Hooper (James) of Walnut Ridge and Rena Cullum (Billy) of Hoxie; two sisters, Linda Conley of Pollard, and Earline Johnson of Piggott; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, at Cox Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, in Cox Funeral Home Chapel with John Durham and Joel McMasters officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.