Frances Ernestine Daniels, 87, of Walnut Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at her residence.

She was born May 22, 1933, in the Coffman community to Harvey Oldham and Louella Thomas Oldham. She was a homemaker after retiring from Skil corporation. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a faithful Christian woman, having attended First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge for over 55 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Louella; husband, Ray Daniels; great-granddaughter, Terryn Moody; brothers, Maynard, Kenneth and Juddie Oldham, and Marcus Frazier; and sisters, Lela Milligan and Emma Bellar.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Slatton of Hoxie; son, Jimmy Slatton of Searcy; stepdaughter, Betty Davis of Paragould; sister, Arbie (John) Nichols of Sedgwick and Fern Eaton of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Jason Slatton, Amber Barber and Sheenna Beasley; great-grandchildren, Logan Slatton, Landon Swindle, Heaven Beasley, Carter Moody and Bella Barber; and numerous other friends and loved ones.

Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 11 a.m. until noon at House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. Funeral services followed at noon with Jake Guenrich officiating. Interment was in Oak Forest Cemetery in Black Rock.

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