Ruth Marie Rainey Harcrow
Funeral Date: 11/5/2010

Obituary:
Ruth Marie Rainey Harcrow, age 89, of Arkadelphia, AR. died Tuesday November 2, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born March 22, 1921 in Vick, AR. a daughter of the late Calvin Rainey and Laura Johnson Rainey she was retired from Jack Winter, a Baptist and the widow of Reo Paschal Harcrow who died November 8, 1981. Also, preceding her in death were brothers Wallace Rainey, Bufford Rainey, sisters Onie Ferrell, Orie Mann, Grace Ferrell, Irma Cooper and Virgie Butler. She was married to Sam Cotton of Sheridan for twenty years. Survivors are 3 sons Calvin Purcell Harcrow, Texarkana, AR., David Keith Harcrow, Arkadelphia, AR., Stephen Michael Harcrow, Little Rock, AR., 3 daughters Brenda Joyce Blackwell, Arkadelphia, AR., Rose Sharon Hobbs, Benton, AR., CasSandra Kaye Bunting, Little Rock, AR., 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Friday November 5, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery at Johnsville, AR., by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Chris Spencer, Logan Joseph, Casey Gainous, Dan Blackwell, Cindy Chandler, Sonney Rainey, Michelle Joseph and Steve Chandler.

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Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: David and family we're so sorry for your loss of Mrs. Harcrow. I will always have good memories of her. Heaven has a new angel now. Your in our thoughts and prays. God Bless you all.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: French and Judy Thornton Wynne
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. Ruth was a lovely person and will be missed dearly.

Name: Barbara Hodges Higgins
Message: I am so very very sorry for your loss...you were so blessed to have had such a wonderful Mother.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: We were so sorry to hear about Aunt Ruth. She was such a special lady to all of us. Praying that God brings comfort and peace to you. Love you.

Name: Sylvia Ferrell
Message: Thinking of you during this difficult time. You are in my prayers. Love, Sylvia

Name: Ernie,Earline, and Pam Ferrell
Message: WE wish to express sincere sympathy to Aunt Ruth's family. May God comfort you during this time and the days ahead. We shall always treasure her sweet spirit.

Name: Dennis & Sherry Ferrell Hays
Message: Aunt Ruth loved her family dearly. May all of you find comfort in the wonderful memories that you share. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Chanda Henry
Message: David and family I am so sorry to hear of Ms Ruth passing away. I will never forget what your whole entire family done for my brother. David you told me that when Larry Don passed away that the last face he seen was the face of an angel. That angel was Ms Ruth. That is so very much true. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God wrap his arms around of the whole entire family at this time and give you comfort. I'm in Utah keeping my grandsons. I want be able to make it back in time to be there. You all are in my heart.

Name: Jeannie Ferrell-Erwin
Message: Thinking of you with much love, prayers, and understanding. Heaven has received another Angel. Aunt Ruth will stay in our hearts and memories forever.

Name: John Moseley
Message: Stephen,Calvin and family. I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Robbie Smith
Message: Stephan and Family. So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Dorothy Jeffers
Message: Withy My Deepest Sympathy.

Name: Felton Parker
Message: Calvin, so sorry to hear that your mother had passed. Will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Charline Daniel
Message: Thinking of you at this time.

Name: Andy Gibbs
Message: Calvin, David and Michael: You are in our thoughts and in our prayers during this time. Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.

Name: Mabel Maxwell
Message: Sharon so sorry I can't be at the funeral service I will be keeping my little grandson and I don't think everyone would appreciate me having a 2 month old at the service. He might be good or he might not be good. You know how that goes. I'll be in touch with you later. I love you and God bless you and your family. Mabel

Name: Eugene & Pat Riley Chandler
Message: We were sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We have fond memories of your mother and her family.

Name: David Bunting
Message: Ruth was a great lady. She always made me feel right at home during holidays and family gatherings. Her spirit and legacy will be carried on by her children, grand children and great grand children. my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. She will be missed. I'm sorry for your lose. David Bunting

Name: Berkeley Copeland
Message: Sharon ,Mary Ann and I are sorry for your loss. Wish we were all still together so I could help you more.

Name: Bob & Laverne l
Message: Family, we are so sorry..just know Mrs Ruth,is home ,Home with God.

Name: Jay and Martha Franklin
Message: Sandy You are in our prayers at this time of loss. Jay & Martha

Name: Nancy Potts
Message: Sandy You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Nancy

Name: David Harcrow
Message: The Harcrow family sends a big Thank You to all that sent their condolences, may God Bless You! David Harcrow

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Harcrow Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Sherry Glennon Starks
Message: Sandra, I'm so sorry to hear that you lost your mom. She was a sweet, sweet lady. My prayers are with you. Love you, Sherry

Name: Tim Parker
Message: David, Calvin Stephen and Girls: My prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Tim Parker

Name: Reaves David and Pam
Message: Rose Sharon, you are in our prayers. we were so sorry to hear about your Mother.

Name: rebecca jenkins gilley
Message: sorry to hear about ruth

Name: Julia Ferrell Harris
Message: Stephan and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. I pray God will send his own to give you love and comfort!

Name: Stephen Harcrow
Message: Thank you to everyone who attend the viewing and funeral of my Momma. The entire Harcrow/Rainey Family was very pleased with the ceremonies. We want to thank the staff of Frazer's for their supreme kindness during our tragic loss. Thank you most of all to God for bringing our beautiful Momma home to be with her Momma, Pappa and siblings.

Name: Debbie Huddleston
Message: I am so sorry I did not know about Aunt Ruth's death. It would have been a great honor to attend her services. Please accept my apology for I did not have any idea she died until I saw a notice a year later about honoring her in memory. I have always kept your family in my prayers. Ya'll did so much to help my Mother (Barbara Rainey) I really regret that I did not know or I would have attended her services. I will always be keeping you all in my prayers! I would love to attend any Reunion you all have. Love you all!