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Kenneth Ross Crain

February 7, 1927 — November 18, 2023

Monticello

Kenneth Ross Crain

Kenneth Ross Crain, age 96, passed away at his home on Saturday, November 18, 2023 in Monticello, Arkansas.  He was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on February 7, 1927 to Clyde Crain and Mattie Mae Mullins Crain. 

 

He is predeceased in death by his wife, Vilma Delle Norwood Crain, his parents,  his brothers, Earl Crain and Harold "Bus" Crain, and sister Louise Crain Johnson. .

 

Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Kathy (James) Tumlison; sons, Bill (Mary) Crain and Jim (Jane) Crain; grandchildren, Paul  (Hannah) Tumlison, Katie Tumlison Holland (Mike), Carol Anne Tumlison Camp (Slade), Leslie Crain, Stephen (Megan) Crain, Jonathan Crain; great grandchildren Ashton Tumlison, Anna Holland, Trey Holland, Vivian Camp, and Nolan Camp; and one sister-in-law, Carol Norwood Eason.  

 

Kenneth was a member of Rotary, Arkansas Baptist Men, Arms Around Arkadelphia Disaster Relief and Deacon Ministry.  So many in the community have benefitted from Ken’s quick willingness to help over the last many years, and he spent much of his time visiting around town and bringing smiles to all he met

 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church Arkadelphia, with a funeral service following at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Lee McGlone officiating.

 

Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Arkadelphia.

 

Pallbearers will be Paul Tumlison, Slade Camp, Mike Holland, Jonathan Crain,  Mike Crain and Russ Crain.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to Ruggle Wilcox Funeral Home, 517 Clay Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923.  www.ruggleswilcox.com

 

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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