FERN C. ETCHISON, of Green Forest, Arkansas born September 12, 1925 in Baxter, Missouri, daughter of Charley and Lottie (Yochum) Taylor. She departed this life Friday, January 12, 2018, in Berryville, Arkansas at the age of 92 years.
Fern attended Bethel Baptist Church in Green Forest, Arkansas. She loved farm life, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Gail Allred, of Harrison, Arkansas; son, Don Rex Etchison and wife, Judy, of Berryville; son-in-law, Gary Doving, of Green Forest; sister, Mildred Latimer, of Colorado; granddaughters, Tammy, Tina, Tanya, Donella, Donnita, Cindy, Mindy, and Penny; twenty great-grandchildren, and one, great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
On August 17, 1945, she was united in marriage to Frank Etchison, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Lottie Taylor; one daughter, Judy Ann Doving; five brothers and one great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Nelsonís Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Nelsonís Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas with Reverend Kenny Asbury officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Blue Eye Cemetery, Blue Eye, Missouri. Memorial donations may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Arkansas 72762. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.