Iola Peden

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Iola Mae Peden, of Green Forest, Arkansas was born July 23, 1933 in Magness, Arkansas to Cecil b and Jewell H. (Brooks) Barber. She passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas at the age of 86.

She worked many years as an actor in the Passion Play in Eureka Springs.

Iola is survived by her brother Cecil Barber of Green Forest; two grandsons Brad Peden and Preston Peden; her adopted son Tony Peden; along with several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Eulys Peden and her adopted daughter.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at