Vernon Ray Rawls
Funeral Date: 4/13/2012

Vernon Ray Rawls age 81, of Warren, AR. died Wednesday, April 11th at Wagon Place Nursing Center. He was born November 27th 1930 in Cleveland County, a son of the late Alfred Rawls and Oma Dyer Rawls. He was a retired employee with Burlington Industries with 20 plus years of service and a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Monticello. Also proceeding him in death was his wife, Margaret Ann Rawls whom he married August 15th 1975 and she died July 28th 2003, brothers, Louie Rawls, J.C. Rawls and Larry Rawls. Survivors include 1 son Jimmy Ray Rawls and spouse Angie, Greenhill, AR. 1 daughter Brenda Durey and spouse Danny, Warren, AR. 2 step-daughters Mary Harris, Morrilton, AR. and Paula Barnett and spouse Ritchey, Monticello, AR. 1 brother Charles Rawls, Wilmer, AR. 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00AM Friday, April 13th at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Tim McDaniel and Rev. Hurley Ashcraft officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ritchey Barnett, Jody Rawls, Tim Rawls, Ricky Rawls, Bob Calloway and Carl Ewell. Honorary pallbearers were Dewey Beckham, Sonny Brewster and Kenny Pennington.



Name: Charlsie Berryman
Message: JR, Angie, and Family: I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Vernon's passing. My heart and prayers are with you. May God bless you in this time of loss.

Name: Tasha and Galvin Wilson
Message: Mrs. Brenda You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Name: debby donaldson
Message: so sorry for your loss

Name: Lori Ottley
Message: I am thinking about you every hour. Let me know if I can do anything!

Name: Donna Ozment - Raney
Message: Brenda and family, I am so sorry to hear about your father. I know how hard it is to lose a dad, but just remember all the wonderful times you had and know that he is not suffering or in pain anymore. He is in a much better place. I love ya'll and will be thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers.

Name: Patricia Ellis and Family
Message: Brenda, Danny and Family. Reaching Out My heart is reaching out to you, For what youíre going through; Iím thinking of you frequently And praying for you, too. If thereís something I can do, Anything at all, Think of me thinking of you, And donít hesitate to call. I love you all.

Name: Mark & Kathy Halley
Message: So sorry to hear of your father's passing, we have both recently lost parents and it is so hard, but know that God has control and he will comfort you through this.

Name: Jody and Sandra Rawls
Message: We are thinking of you all during this difficult time.

Name: Tom Ed Wright
Message: May the Lord Bless you in these days of the passing , for the end of life is sure and if we want to die right, we must live right.

Name: Carole (Johns) Rushing
Message: J. R., Angie and family, Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss of your dad. May God hold you in his loving arms and give you the peace and comfort that only He can at this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Carole (Johns) Rushing

Name: Kenneth & Scarlett Thompson
Message: Brenda & Jim, So sorry to hear about Vernon! My mind reflects back to days gone by. He had a laugh like no other!! There are a lot of wonderful memories of the Rawls Family Remember the good ones!! You and your family are in our prayers!! Blessings!!!! Kenneth & Scarlett

Name: Tammy Hensley RN