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Dollie Mozelle Wilhite

Dollie Mozelle Wilhite, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 in Mena.

She was born January 7, 1923 in Ink, Arkansas to the late William A. Crawford and the late Starlie Goodman Crawford.  She married Alfred (Pete) Wilhite in 1952 and was married for over 56 years.  She was a member of Oak Avenue Church of Christ and kept a strong faith throughout the years.  Dollie was a wonderful homemaker and loved to garden with her husband.  Dollie was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, and grandmother.  She maintained loving relationships with everyone she met and was loved by everyone that had the pleasure to meet her.  She would do whatever she could to help her family and friends and will be greatly missed by all!

Survivors are son, Vernon Lee Wilhite and wife Annette of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Judy Jones of Mena, Arkansas; sister, Eva Jo Luck; 4 Grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Starlie Crawford, her husband, Alfred (Pete) Wilhite, daughter, Betty Ann Wilhite, brother, Albert Crawford, sister, Milie Jan Clark, and her son-in-law, Harold Jones.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Beasley-Wood Chapel with Dino Weingarten officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Family and friends’ visitation will be Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Jones, Patrick Burns, Delmar Krigbaum, Jim Crawford, William Crawford, and Byron Clark.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Wendell Crawford, Bob Keeter, Brian Hilton, Larry Kesterson, Edd Myers and Russell Powell.

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