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Joyce Caruthers

October 9, 1945 — February 8, 2022

Joyce Caruthers

Joyce Pipkin Caruthers, 76 of McRae, passed away February 8, 2022.  She was born October 9, 1945 to Arthur Lee Pipkin and Ida Louise Poindexter.

She is survived by her four children, Chester and Vicky Williams, Dennis and Robin Ray, Wendell, Jr. and Anna Williams, all of McRae, and Casey Fisher of Maumelle.   She also leaves twelve grandchildren, Whitney Williams, Chris and Candace Williams, Carol Williams, Ryan Williams, Trent Williams, Justin and Kristi Ray, Chance and Kendra Hall, Tommy and Emily Edwards, Kyle and Lindsey Ray, Kaitlyn Ray, Kayla Lanier and Jaycie Fisher; twenty-three great grandchildren; two sisters, Robert and Marilyn Mahoney of Cabot, and Jean Liles of Waco, Texas.

Joyce dedicated her life to Jehovah on March 28, 2015.  She obtained her GED and went on to further her education as a Registered RMA.  She also worked as the Hippy Coordinator for the McRae-Beebe School District.

Her hobbies included baseball, gardening and crafts.  She loved being with her family and friends and her door-to-door ministry for Jehovah Witness.

A Memorial Service will be conducted by the family Saturday, February 19th at 4:00 p.m. at 3621 Hwy 13, McRae.  Cremation arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  To view the online registry, please visit

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