Maybelle Bess Nation

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

MAYBELLE BESS NATION, a resident of Green Forest, was born April 25, 1907, in Paso Robles, Calif., a daughter of Guy and Elizabeth (Dunning) Heaton. She died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, in Harrison , at the age of 100.

Ms. Nation is survived by two daughters, Judy and husband Ron Griffith of Green Forest, and Linda and husband Dennis Wright of Preston, Mo.; one sister, Alice Epperly of California; three grandsons; three great-grandsons; two step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

She was united in marriage with Walter J. Nation, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents and six brothers and sisters.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Hills Hospice House, 825 Spring St. North, Harrison , AR 72601. Online condolences may be sent to the family at