Helen Marie Voyles Priddy, age 74, of Mena, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

She was born February 17, 1944 in Mena, Arkansas to the late David Thweatt and the late Vivian Hughes Thweatt. Helen loved going for rides and taking in the scenery with her husband, Junior Priddy. A bucket list item, that unfortunately was never achieved, was to own a 1956 pink and white Pontiac in which to take those rides. She enjoyed fishing, but most of all enjoyed and loved her family. Helen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, step-mother and friend who will be dearly missed.

Survivors are husband: Junior Priddy of Mena, Arkansas

Sons: Jim Sherrouse and wife Peggy of Cove, Arkansas, Gary Sherrouse and wife Kathy of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Billy Sherrouse of Cove, Arkansas

Daughter: Charlotte Brumbelow and husband Tommy of Mena, Arkansas

Step-sons: Jerry Priddy and wife Becky of Mena, Arkansas, Mitchell Priddy of Mena, Arkansas, and Patrick Priddy of Hot Springs, Arkansas

14 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Vivian Thweatt, and her brother, David Alton Thweatt.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church with Brother Ronnie Tilley and Brother Donnie Jewell officiating. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be general.

Pallbearers are Tim Hill, Rod Green, Jamie Ralls, Mitchell Priddy, Kaleb Brumbelow and Kyle Brumbelow. Honorary pallbearers are Clayton Brumbelow, Coy Brumbelow, Jerry Priddy, Aaron Burt and Cameron Reynolds.


6-24-18 7:35 p.m. 

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