Laura Berlene Grisham, age 86 of Mena, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Rich Mountain Nursing Home and Rehab, in Mena.
She was born March 23, 1928, in Sims, Arkansas to the late Freddie S. Summit and Lula West Summit. Berlene was an accounting bookkeeper for the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Hot Springs for many years and was a member of the Covenant of Life Church. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt and was loved by all. She will be missed dearly.
She is survived by son, Ronney Eugene Tabor, Sr. and wife Barbara of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Bridgette Davis and husband Kenneth of Pencil Bluff, Arkansas, Ronney Tabor, Jr. and wife Mindy of Mena, Arkansas, Chris Tabor and wife Angela of Daphne, Alabama; great-grandchildren, Cody Davis and wife Amber of Mena, Arkansas, Lane Davis of Pencil Bluff, Arkansas, Alex Tabor and Camron Tabor of Mena, Arkansas, Cristoir Tabor of Daphne, Alabama; great-great-grandchild, Colter, Hunter, and Kyndal Davis of Mena, Arkansas; brother, Hezzie Summit of Sims, Arkansas; nieces and nephews, Pat Morphew, Terry Summit and Jerry Summit; several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents, Freddie and Lula Summit, husband, Ernest Eugene Tabor and three infant sons, Bruce Dwight, John Olen, and Ernie Keith.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Macedonia Cemetery in Pencil Bluff, Arkansas with Brother Fred Adams and Sister Glennell Adams officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be General.
Pallbearers will be Chris Tabor, Kenneth Davis, Cody Davis, Lane Davis, Terry Summit, and Jerry Summit.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ronney Tabor, Jr., Alex Tabor, Camron Tabor, Cristoir Tabor and Terry Morphew.