Mary Earlene Conyers
Mary Earlene (Neeley) Conyers, 96, of Rector, Ark., passed away May 31, 2018, at the Rector Nursing and Rehab Center in Rector.
She was born on May 16, 1922, in McDougal, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Grover and Lula Neeley.
She enjoyed quilting, reading the Holy Bible, bird watching and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Carl David Conyers; her parents, Grover and Lula Neeley; three sisters, Lucille Neeley, Narene Neeley Bradberry and Jean Neeley Sutfin; two brothers, Earl Neeley and Doyne Neeley; and one great-grandson, Markus Trey Lowtharp.
She is survived by her four sons and four daughters, Linda (Bill) Sanders of Rector, Larry (Jane) Conyers of Rector, Garry David “Pistol” (Sandy) Conyers of Corning, Ark., Donna Hollowell of Corning, Terry (Gail) Conyers of Corning, Darlla (Dale) McClung of Pocahontas, Ark., Billy Conyers of Boydsville, Ark. and Rita (Ron) Phelps of Oak Grove, Ark.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with John Harvey, Phillip Larue, Rick Neeley and Trevor Lowtharp officiating. Burial was in Post Oak Cemetery, McDougal, Ark. Pallbearers were Klint Harvey, Barry Sanders, Blake McClung, Dave Secrest, Rick Neeley and Heath Conyers. Honorary pallbearers were Raymond Conyers, Ted Conyers, Bentley Hovis, Mike Sutfin, Jackie Cooper, Kyle Harvey, Ronnie Neeley and Donnie Cooper. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Saturday evening at the funeral home.