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Anna Rose (Dowell) Young

February 23, 1941 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 80)

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Obituary

Anna Rose Young, 80, of Benton, Arkansas passed away November 15, 2021.  She was born February 23, 1941 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to the late Edward James and Anna Lenora (Adams) Dowell.

Anna loved the Lord and was a member of First Baptist Church of Bryant.  He loved angels and birds.  Anna raised parakeets and once had over 400 in her care.  She and her husband also took care of chickens.  Anna enjoyed searching for treasures at yard sales and often took her grandchildren with her. In her spare time, Anna made arts and crafts and put puzzles together.  Family was very important to Anna, and she cherished spending time with them.  Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the light of her life.  She was so proud of them.  Anna’s home was always filled with a lot of children which made her very happy.  Anna often the Bryant Senior Center for BINGO, dances, card games, and other special events.  She could often be found playing Skip-Bo, Yahtzee, Crazy 8’s, or other card games with her family and friends.

Anna was preceded in death by her daughter, Christy Young; great-grandchildren:  Cassidy, Xavier and Randall, Jr.; parents, Edward and Anna Dowell; brother, James Dowell, and sister, Carol Evett.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of forty-five years, Jim Young of Benton, Arkansas; nine children:  Edward Morrison of Oregon, Dianna Baldwin and husband Scott of New Hampshire, Jay Dale Morrison and wife Lynn of Paragould, Arkansas, Kevin Morrison and wife Tammy of Benton, Arkansas, Lauralee Toland and husband Steve of Benton, Arkansas,  Peggy Wayman and husband David of Benton, Arkansas, Johnny Morrison and wife Gwen of Michigan, and Darla Morrison of Michigan; daughter-in-law, Sue Scholze of Michigan;  thirty-one grandchildren:  Eddie, Tim, John, Amber, Bradley, Bryan, Michael, Randy, Kevin Jr., Jennifer, Jason, Josh, Dustin, Tara, Rodney, Terry-Jay, Rocky, Catherine, Abigal, McKayla, Olivia, Heather, Helena, Robynn, Stephanie, Brittany, Tiffany, Richard, Jenny, Jessie, and Autumn; fifty great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brother-in-law, John Evett of Michigan; and many more family members and friends who love Anna and will miss her always.

Visitation held from 5:00-7:00 Friday, November 19, at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street in Benton.  Funeral service held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 20 at the funeral home with burial following at Rosemont Cemetery.

Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home.  Online guestbook:  www.SmithFamilyCares.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith - Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St.
Benton, AR 72015

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Smith - Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St.
Benton, AR 72015

Burial
Saturday
November 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Smith - Rosemont Cemetery (Benton, Arkansas)

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