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Earl Edwards Harvey

earl-harvey-1Earl Edwards Harvey, age 83, of Acorn, died Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Mena Regional Health System.  He was born on Thursday, October 12, 1933 to William Odus and Bertha Lee Edwards Harvey in Mena.

Earl was a man after God and knew that because He lives you can face tomorrow no matter the situations in life.  Earl loved his family and spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He was a member of the Christ Community Fellowship in Mena.  Earl worked for US Motors for 20 years. Some of Earl’s hobbies were going hunting and camping, traveling, square dancing, playing cards and dominoes with his friends. Earl had the opportunity to go to New Orleans after Katrina and do disaster relief and here in Mena after the tornado in 2009.  He was very proud and honored to be able to service other in that way. Earl was a loving, compassionate husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Rocky Harvey; his daughter, Earlene Harvey; and grandson, Greg Harvey.

Earl is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances Harvey of Acorn; his four sons and daughters in laws, Bill and Mary Harvey of Mena, Wayne and KarenAnn Harvey of Acorn, John and Debbie Harvey Russellville and Alan Harvey of Centralia, Missouri; daughter in law, Kay Harvey of Acorn; seventeen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 24, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Lance Sawyer officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park.  Visitation will be Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.

Pallbearers will be Charles Harvey, Mike Harvey, Mark Harvey, Zephrey Harvey, Tommy Kyle and Matthew Harvey.

Honorary Pallbearer will be Steve Phillips and Don Hall.

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