Eloise Nixon Everhart

Thursday, May 3, 2012

TRUMANN - Mrs. Eloise Nixon Everhart, 84, of Trumann died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born in Cherry Valley and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Everhart was a homemaker and cook for the Trumann Lions Club for many years and of the Pentecostal faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry Everhart; one sister, Wilma Ball and husband Johnny; two brothers, Milton Nixon and wife Edith and Gene Nixon and wife Edith, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nixon.

Survivors include one son, Jimmie Everhart and wife Cathy of Trumann; two grandsons, Jimbo Everhart and wife Alicia and Josh Everhart and wife Katie, both of Trumann; two great-grandchildren, Connor and Ava Claire Everhart; one half-sister, Marvella Nixon of Cherry Valley, and several nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday morning, May 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Ricky Forbis officiating. Burial followed in the Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza, Ark.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Everhart, Jonathan Martin, William Long, Nicky Rhodes, Jon Forbis and Gary Holmes.

Visitation was Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home.

An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.