Verba Maxine Runyon

Friday, November 6, 2015

Verba Maxine Runyon, 87, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born on March 18, 1928, in Clay County, Ark., and was the daughter of the late T. B. and Jewel (Lack) Hutchinson.

She was baptized at the age of 14 and was of the General Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Thomas Runyon; her parents; her son, Charles Edward Runyon and her brother, B. Runyon.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy Wells and her husband Donnie of Piggott, Ark.; daughter-in-law, Nancy Runyon of Hot Springs, Ark.; five grandchildren, Bruce Wells and wife Jenny, Chloe Harris and husband David, Brad Runyon and wife Emily, Jeff Runyon and wife Sarah and Steve Runyon and wife Melissa; six great-grandchildren, Isabella, Hannah, Samantha, Lexi, Charlie and Sara; her sister, Pat Gatewood of Phoenix, Ariz. and many other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott. A private burial will be held at a later date.