Grace Marie Butler Vandiver ~ Foreman, Ark.

Updated: May 17, 2018

Grace Marie Butler Vandiver, 102, of Foreman, Ark., died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Little River Nursing and Rehab in Ashdown, Ark.

She was born November 16, 1915 in Lockesburg, Ark. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Vandiver was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Warren Vandiver; her parents, John Henry Butler and Ellen Jemima Houser Butler; a daughter, Patricia Ann Aikin; four sisters, Lorena May, Easter Cadie Butler, Elsie Jemima Butler, and Zoly Gladys Butler; and four brothers, Henry Lee Butler, Rufus William Butler, Sam Butler, and Johnie Lettie Butler.

She is survived by her granddaughter, Denise (Greg) Coberley of Springdale, Ark.; a grandson, Stephen (Karolyn) Aikin of Houma, La., a number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, including two special great-nieces, Alicia Horn and Linda Sanders.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen, Ark.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018, in the Campground Cemetery with Thomas Coberley officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen, Ark.

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