Lurline Walthall, age 96, of Stamps, Arkansas passed away March 17, 2020. She was born July 10, 1923 in Stamps, Arkansas to Robert and Effie Rogers Stevens. She was a member of Stamps First United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Mary McSwain Sunday School Class and Methodist Women’s Club. Mrs. Walthall supported her husband in pastoring many Methodist Churches in south Arkansas. She loved canning, pickling, gardening and men’s Razorback basketball.
Mrs. Walthall was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bud, Finus and Ray Stevens; sisters, Lura Tissue and Ophelia Allen; granddaughter, Lacretia Harris and grandson, Richard Lee Harris, II.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Walthall; son, Steve Walthall and wife, Stephanie of Austin, TX; daughter, Charlotte Harris and husband, Richard of Lewisville, AR; brother, Bobby Stevens and wife, Virginia of Daingerfield, TX; grandson, Robby Harris and wife, Nicki of Lewisville, AR; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Colby, Molly, Gavin and Braxton and five great-great grandchildren.
The family is very grateful for the staff and residence at Magnolia Health & Rehab for their help, love, care and friendship. Also a special thanks goes to Sylvia Knight at Encompass Health.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Stamps, AR with Bro. John Noggle officiating under the direction of A.O. Smith Funeral Homes. No visitation.