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Ronald Dwain Carrell

Mr. Ronald Dwain Carrell, 88, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at his home.

He was born June 15, 1932 in Ben Wheeler, Texas to the late Roy Carrell and the late Nannie Ellison Carrell.  He was happily married to Sarah Maciel Carrell and enjoyed fishing, hunting and building homes, notably building 3 log homes. He served our country in the United States Army and was a loving husband, father, uncle and friend.

He is survived by his wife Sarah Carrell; daughter Melissa Carrell; longtime friend, Luther Rains; nieces, Toby (Lee) Evans, Colinda Torrez, Patty (Bill) Gallagher, Sylvia Gamboa, Becky (Mark) Chaffin, Diana (Russell) Richardson, Diane Higgenbotham, and Charlene (Paul) Wilson; nephews, John (Gracie) Torrez, Jessie (Alice) Herrera, Moses (Paula) Herrera, Michael Torrez, Pona Torrez, Roger Dale (Peggy) Higginbotham, Steve Higginbotham, and Danny Higginbotham.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Ronnie Lynn Carrell and two sisters, Margie Powers and Billie Ruth Higginbotham.

Graveside services will be Monday, June 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jonesville Cemetery in Huntington, Texas with Luther Raines officiating. Arrangements under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general. 

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