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Kelly Michelle Epperson

July 12, 1983 — May 6, 2024

Benton

Kelly Michelle Epperson, beloved wife, sister, aunt, and friend passed away on May 6,2024, leaving behind a legacy of love and kindness will be cherished forever. Kelly was born on July 12, 1983, in Little Rock, Arkansas, to her loving parents Gary and Norma Taylor.
 
 Kelly's vibrant personality touched the lives of all who knew her. She had a deep love for the Lord and found joy in simple pleasures like traveling and shopping. Despite her fear of the water, the beach held a special place in her heart. Known for her spontaneity, Kelly would often embark on weekend getaways at a moment's notice. Her eclectic taste in music and impressive knowledge of trivia made her the life of any gathering. Her infectious laughter and playful sense of humor brought light into the lives of those around her.
 
 A devoted listener and caring soul, Kelly had a gift for seeing the best in others. She was always there to offer support and comfort to friends and family alike. Affectionately known as "Aunt Keckie," she adored her role in the lives of her nieces and nephews.
 
 Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, Gary and Norma Taylor; brother, Tim Taylor; and grandparents, Joe and Lona Chadwick and John and Agnes Ellerd.
 
 Kelly is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, Jesse Epperson of Benton, Arkansas. She is also survived by her siblings: Todd Taylor (Patty) of Malvern, Arkansas; Tammy Justice (Andrew) of Paron, Arkansas; nieces and nephews: Dallas Justice (Shelby), Morgan Bailey (Ricky), Heather Reyes (Tito), Gavriel Epperson, Malachi Epperson, Josiah Epperson, Weston Fry, Bowen Fry, Levi Epperson, Dakota Epperson, Jamie Epperson, James Epperson Jr., Emma Roberts, Sophie Roberts, Caroline Epperson; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jim Epperson (Heidi) of Rogers, Arkansas; Tony Munden of Seneca Missouri; Scott Epperson (Sarah) of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; Cassie Saenz (Sean); Hayden Triplett of Joplin, Missouri; Alyce Pendegrass (Michael) of Mt. Vernon, Missouri and Rosie Triplett of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; great-nieces and great-nephews: Aliyah, Aly, Beau, Emma, Connor, Kadence, Elektra; best friend Jessie "Catfish" Walls of Springdale, Arkansas; as well as numerous family members and friends who will deeply miss her.
 
 Memorial services for Kelly Michelle Epperson will be held at New Beginnings Church in Bryant, Arkansas. A visitation will take place on Friday, May 10th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 6:00 PM.
 
Memorials may be made in Kelly's memory to the American Kidney Fund at https://secure.kidneyfund.org.
 
 Kelly's memory will live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know her. Her unwavering love and compassion will continue to inspire those she left behind. May she rest in peace knowing she was truly cherished.
 
 Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home.  Online guestbook:  www.SmithFamilyCares.com.



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