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Reba Ballard

August 5, 1940 — April 13, 2023


Reba Ballard

Reba Ballard, 82, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2023.  She was born August 5, 1940, in St. James, Missouri to Robert and Edna Earney.  Reba was a member of Open Arms Assembly of God in Beebe, and a retired beautician.  Reba loved volunteering at the Beebe Christian Outreach Center and was a devoted prayer warrior.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Donald Ballard; one daughter, Denise Harrington; three grandsons, Jason, Jeremy, and Jeffery Harrington; great grandchildren Payton Wilson, Dillon Harrington and Jacob Harrington; and one great great grandchild, Ember Wilson; and two sisters, Glenda Cox and Joy Puleo.

Reba was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Glen Earney and stepmother Olga Earney.

Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2023, at Open Arms Assembly of God, with burial in Sylvania Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Westbrook Funeral Home, 404 W Dewitt Henry Drive, Beebe, Arkansas 72012. To view the online registry, please visit


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