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Milton Johnnie Yeaman

August 23, 1940 — June 16, 2024

Bonnerdale, AR


Milton Johnnie Yeaman, age 83, of Bonnerdale a devoted husband, loving father, proud grandfather, and member of the community, passed on June 16, 2024. He was born on August 23, 1940, in Silver, Arkansas to Johnnie Yeaman and Attie Phillips-Yeaman.

Milton led a remarkable life filled with dedication and service. After graduating from Mt. Ida High School, in 1958, he went on to attend Henderson State University. Milton later enlisted in the United States Army Reserves for many years. Professionally, Milton dedicated 30 years of his life to National Rejecters before the plant closed, he then worked for Reynolds Cable until retirement. Outside of work, Milton found joy in simple pleasures such as gardening vegetables, sharing his harvest with friends and family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and researching Yeaman genealogy. However, his deepest passion lay in spending time reading his Bible and engaging in prayer. He was a dedicated member of Apostolic Faith Tabernacle for 35 years, serving on the board of the church for 16 years. Described as very outgoing, hardworking, and Godly by those who knew him best, Milton's presence left a lasting impact on all who crossed his path. He took immense pride in building a loving family and living by the teachings of God.

Milton is survived by his beloved wife Betty Marie Frye-Yeaman, who were married on September 6, 1964; his son Tyler Yeaman and daughter Melanie (Sequoyah) Quinton; two grandchildren Kyle Leavitt and Jennie Edwards; two step-grandchildren, Kennedy Quinton and Carson McNutt; great-granddaughter Kiley Edwards; one brother Omer "Hank" (Lanell) Yeaman. He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Bonita Patterson and Othelena Grimes, and infant brother Clemmett Yeaman.

Services to honor and celebrate Milton's life will be held at Smith Family Funeral Home in Hot Springs for visitation on June 20th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, followed by a Funeral Service at Apostolic Faith Tabernacle officiated by Rev. Dennis Anderson, Rev.Richard Price, and Rev.Teddy Frye on June 21st at 1:00pm.

Pallbearers will be: Glen Ellis, Bobby Castleberry, Bobby Harris, Clinton Coleman, Darren Fikes, Eric Dawson, Steve Barnett, Derick Dupre, and Daren Swisher. 

Honorary Pallbearers are: Bobby Lackey, Huey Ward, Jon Frey, Richard Davenport, Bob Warford, Harlen Ellis, Ronnie Batterton.

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home - Hot Springs

2205 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913

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Friday, June 21, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle

3217 Airport Rd, Pearcy, AR 71964

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