Ivonette Gatling Sinks
Funeral Date: 5/13/2011

Obituary:
Ivonette Gatling Sinks, age 88, of Warren, AR. went home to be with the Lord, Monday May 9th , at the Bradley County Medical Center. Ivonette was born, October 28, 1922 at Eagle Mills, AR. a daughter of the late Luther Henry Gatling and Anne Maude Rogers Gatling. She attended Warren High School and was a graduate beautician of Fern Eaton Beauty College in Little Rock in 1950. She was a beautician in Warren for 50 years before retirement, having worked at Ollie’s Beauty Shop, the House of Beauty and owning her own business for many years, Ivonette’s Beauty Shop. She was a past Sunday School teacher and member of the First Baptist Church in Warren since 1940, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and achieved worthy matron of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Sinks, who died from injuries he received in the January 3rd, 1949 tornado in Warren and her great-grandson, Jim Doug Ederington of Hermitage in 2001 from an automobile accident. Survivors include 3 daughters Gwen Ederington, and spouse James Ederington, Banks, AR., Sue Hale and spouse Dr.Pat Hale, St. Augustine, FL. and Joy Laney and spouse Gary Laney , Searcy, AR. 1 sister Ida Mae Gatling Hendrix, Warren, AR. 7 grandchildren Jim (Pam) Ederington, Hermitage, AR. Todd (Karen) Ederington, Little Rock, AR. Jennifer (Peter) Ockner, San Rafael, CA., Patrick (Collette) Hale, San Francisco, CA.; Douglas (Ina) Laney, Cabot, AR. Andrew (Katie) Laney, Cabot, AR.; Marcus Laney, Denver, Co. She is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and friends. She will be sorely missed by all those who knew, respected and adored her and she will be remembered as a loving Mother who dedicated her life to the Lord and her loved ones. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Friday May 13th, Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Greg Stanley and Rev. Daniel Haigwood officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and Kelly Haigwood was soloist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jim Ederington, Todd Edderington, Patrick Hale, Doug Laney, Andy Laney, Marc Laney. Honorary pallbearers were Tim Ferguson, Rick Ferguson and Tommy Mitchell.

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Name: David(K,C.) & Tina McClain
Message: We've sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and get you through this hard & painful time.

Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
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Name: Levie Angle
Message: Gwen, I'm so sorry for the lost of your Mother. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Debbie Wilson
Message: Gwen and Family, I am so sorry for your loss, Mrs Ivonette was a wonderful lady. My thoughts are with you and I will keep your family in my prayers.

Name: Kaylon "Clanton" & Jimmy Taylor
Message: Mrs. Gwen and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We'll be praying for you.

Name: Barbara Nutt Rice
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Name: Barbara Nutt Rice
Message: Gwen, Sue, Joy and rest of the family. I am so sorry for you loss. I remember Mrs. Ivonette from my childhood on McCauley street. She was such a sweet and beautiful lady. I would love to see all of you but will be in Hot Springs this week at a conference with work. You have my shared sorrow.

Name: Jimmy&Fran Reep
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying and thinking of you all.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: Gwen and James, our prayers are with you.

Name: Bonnie Mann
Message: Gwen and James, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Ivonette. It is very hard to give up our MOM and I want to extend my sympathy to you and your family. I will be in prayer for you all as you grieve and heal from this loss.

Name: Tom Ed Wright
Message: Joy, Sue and Family. May the Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow, but remember, this to shall pass and Hope comes in the morning!

Name: Dianna Meeks
Message: Joy, you are in my prayers during this time of loss. May God comfort you and give you peace.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: GWEN SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOM. SHE WAS A SWEET LADY. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

Name: Sandy Ballentine Gavin
Message: So sorry to hear you lost Ms. Ivonette. She had such a sweet spirit. Our prayers are with your family.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Ms. Gwen and family- Sorry for your loss… The family is in our prayers… Mark, Kelley & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Felton Parker
Message: Joy,so sorry to learn that your Mother had passed away. Having just lost my own Mother in March, I can only say prayer will see you through this. Will keep each of you in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Glynn & Sue Ferrell
Message: Gwen, James, Jim & Pam, you are in our prayers.

Name: Michael, Sharon, & Lindsey Ederington
Message: Gwen, James, and family...we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Nana was such a kind, sweet lady, and a real blessing to know. She's an angel who found her way Home! Love and prayers to all of you at this time.

Name: Karen Moellenberndt
Message: Ms. Sinks will be greatly missed. She was a wonderful and dear Christian lady. I know that she is at Rest now. May God Bless her family at this time and always.

Name: Sherry Ferrell Hays
Message: I am sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

Name: June Self
Message: Sue, Gwen, and Joy, my prayers are with you at this difficult time. My mother died last September and I like to think that our moms have "graduated" and are now living their real lives. I probably won't be able to attend the services, but know that I love all of you very much.

Name: TAMMY HENSLEY
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Name: Donna Frank
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

Name: Regina Reep Kersten
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. I, too, remember Ms Ivonette from my childhood. My prayers are with you.

Name: Archie & Gail Burchfield
Message: Joy, I was looking for someone else and saw that your Mom had passed away. So sorry to hear this. We think of you all want you to know your in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all Archie & Gail

Name: Robbie Clark Bowers
Message: So sorry to read this.I didn't know your Mom has passed away.