MANDI RENEE CHANEY, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas was born June 11, 1966 in Fulton, Missouri, daughter of Bryce W. and Sharon Darlene (Bedsworth) Marshall. She departed this life Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Green Forest, Arkansas at the age of 50 years.
Mandi was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a member of the 4H Club in high school and a former Carroll County and Arkansas State Beef Princess. She showed horses and cattle for many years and loved traveling with her family. She enjoyed going to flea markets and being outside, doing activities such as fishing, hunting, back-roading and looking at the scenery. She was a beautician for over twenty-five years, starting at Hair Peddler in Blue Eye; then for many years at Southside Salon, until opening her own salon called Korral Kuts.
On July 20, 1984 she was united in marriage to Randall Gene Chaney for thirty-two years, who survives her of their home. She is also survived by her daughter, Kasi Nelson of Berryville, Arkansas; parents, Bryce and Sharon Marshall of Green Forest, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Macey Blake Nelson and Blaine Garrett Nelson; several other relatives and many close friends.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Lois and Herry K. Marshall; maternal grandparents, Marge and Don Leeper; son-in-law, Blake Nelson and in-laws, R.C. and Irene Chaney.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2016 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Memorial donations may be made to the Relay for Life c/o Tiffany Ball, PO Box 272, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.