Mary Adlene Birmingham

Monday, April 8, 2019

Mary Adlene Birmingham, 90, of Rector, Ark., passed from this earth to a better place on April 8, 2019, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital, Paragould, Ark.

Mary was a member of the First General Baptist Church. She retired from Rector Sportswear. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Dwaine Birmingham; her parents, W.A. and Julie Banks; a sister, Dorothy Latham; and her brothers, Calvin Banks, J.E. Banks and Herman Banks.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dereta and Terry Palmer of Rector; her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Ginger Birmingham of Cherokee Village, Ark.; her grandchildren, Bret and Jami Palmer of Rector, Cassie and Cody Knight of Piggott, Ark., Erica Nelson of Bay, Ark., Kyle and Emily Birmingham of Bay and Carrie and David Kukkola of El Paso, Tex., her great-grandchildren, Jacob Nelson of Bay, Landen Palmer, Madelyn Knight, Aubrey Knight, Evie Birmingham, Emmit Birmingham, Dominique Coln, Morgan Kukkola and Baily Kukkola.

Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the First General Baptist Church in Rector. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector.

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