Carla Michele Harrison of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Fort Smith, Arkansas with her loving family by her side. Carla was born October 23, 1961, in Waldron, Arkansas, to Charles Ray Jeffery Sr. and Anita (Lewis) Jeffery. Carla attended Temple Baptist Church in Waldron. She was a faithful follower of Jesus, and she stood strong in her beliefs.
Carla grew up in Waldron and graduated from WHS. She married the love of her life, Danny Harrison, on March 16, 1979. They spent their 41 years together, raising one daughter but helping and caring for so many more. Carla was the epitome of caring for others. She could always be found visiting the sick, making sure everyone had what they needed and going above and beyond to show her love. Carla worked for the Waldron News and the Scott County Advertiser for many years. She also worked for The Times Record. She served in many positions but was currently a sales associate. Carla enjoyed her work and especially cherished her work colleagues. Carla never met a stranger and really enjoyed visiting with everyone. When she wasn’t at her job, she enjoyed working in her yard, being outdoors and going to Christian Concerts. She was always smiling and laughing. Carla enjoyed a lot of things but her family was her life. She loved them and enjoyed every minute she got to spend with them making forever memories.
Carla leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Danny Harrison of the home, one daughter, Shawna Harrison of Waldron, Arkansas and her siblings: Debbie Holland and husband Phillip of Mansfield, Arkansas and Jim Jeffery and wife Beverly of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Carla will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted, including a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, friends, and loved one’s dear to her heart.
Carla is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Anita Jeffery and one brother Charles R. Jeffery Jr..
Carla’s life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Ray Reynolds, Rev. Rickey Hunt and Dale Stovall officiating. Interment will follow in the Duncan Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Carla’s pallbearers will be Robert Lewis, Don Jones, Jeremy Holland, Arnold Williams, Paul Williams, Allan Williams and Cody Fowler. Honorary pallbearers will be Curtis Billings, Roger Lipham, Dane Millard and James Richmond.
Carla’s visitation will be Sunday, May 31,2020, from 3:00 p,m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
During these trying and difficult times, we must follow the guidelines we have been given to do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. We must limit public gatherings to 50 people. Family and friends are welcome to attend the service but everyone must wear a mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet apart. For those who want to attend the service but wish to remain in your vehicles, the funeral service will be live streamed on our website and the graveside service can be heard from the comfort of your vehicle at 87.9 FM.
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