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Elece M. Parliment

November 30, 1950 — January 26, 2016

Elece M. Parliment, peacefully went home to her heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the age of 65. She was born November 30, 1950, in Hot Springs, Arkansas the daughter of Ellis and Freda Newman. Elece is survived by her husband, Carl J. Parliment; two daughters, Michelle Minton of Hot Springs and Courtney Rhoden of Mount Ida; five grandchildren, Brittany Ledbetter of Hot Springs, Taylor Collum of Mount Ida, Caleb Rhoden of Mount Ida and Gage and Emily Miller of Fancy Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Calvin Kinsey of Hot Springs; sister, Patty Gordon of Jackson, Mississippi; and three year old daughter, Dean Minton. Elece was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a talented artist, collector of vintage glass and jewelry and loved blues music. She had a green thumb and loved growing plants and flowers. Elece retired after serving many years as Montgomery County Coroner and Funeral Home Director for Thornton Funeral Home in Mount Ida. She was known for her caring and compassionate nature and respected by many, both personally and professionally. A memorial service will be held by the family at 10:00 AM, Friday, January 29, 2016, in the Mount Ida Church of God, 224 Luzerne Street, Mount Ida with Bro. Patrick Saveall and Bro. Danny Minton officiating. The family would like to thank Dr. Neeraj Bharany, Kota Cancer Clinic and Arkansas Hospice for their kindness and care of our loved one. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Guest registry is at

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