Maybell Harmon Walston age 91 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 in Mena.

Maybell was born on June 26, 1927 in Texarkana, Texas to the late Sol Harmon and the late Lilly Renfrow Harmon. She was married in 1944 to the late Marion S. Walston until his death. Maybell worked for Mena Public Schools as a custodian until she retired. She was a loving and thoughtful homemaker to her family. Above all she loved God, her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by daughters: Margie Walston of Mena, Arkansas and Mary McDaniel of Hatfield, Arkansas

Sons: Joe Walston and wife Sharon of Hatfield, Arkansas, Monroe Walston of Mena, Arkansas, and Marcus Walston of Mena, Arkansas

Grandchildren: Matthew Walston, Timothy Walston, Melissa McMillan, Katrina Frachiseur, Kurtis Walston, and Kayla Mirus

Step-grandchildren: Ricky McDaniel, Randy McDaniel, Linda Tulk and Brenda Holler

Twelve great-grandchildren

Host of nieces, nephews, and other family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Sol and Lilly Renfrow Harmon, husband Marion S. Walston, son Buddy Walston, daughter Esther Walston, son-in-law Roy McDaniel, sisters Bernice Swain, Mary Sue Treadway, Annie Latham, Alice Page, Artie Elliott, JoAnn Schmidt, and brothers, Wilbur Harmon, Henry Harmon and Monroe Harmon.

Funeral service will be Friday, July 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church with Brother Larry Sherman officiating. Interment will follow in the Shady Cemetery in Shady, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Walston, Timothy Walston, Kurtis Walston, David Elliott, Bob Page and Jack Page.

Honorary pallbearers are Ray Cathey, Adam Elliot, Johnny Yarbough, and Ray Yarbough.


Visitation will be general.


7-2-18 4:46 p.m. 


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