Alfred Arnold Ashcraft
Funeral Date: 1/11/2013

Alfred Arnold Ashcraft, age 79, of Warren, AR. died Wednesday January 9, at home. Born April 11, 1933 in Herbine, AR. a son of the late Ben Thomas Ashcraft and Martha Yarbrough Ashcraft he was a retired from the Pine Bluff Arsenal, a stump grinder, member Martinís Chapel United Methodist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Ralph Ashcraft, Joe Calvin Ashcraft, sisters Betty Lou Braswell and Gertie Brian. Survivors are his wife Carolyn Jane Smith Ashcraft whom he married April 29, 1961. 1 son Wayne Ashcraft, Warren, AR. 3 daughters Brenda Payne, Bonnie Ashcraft both of Warren, AR., Sharon Oelsen and spouse Byron, Hermitage, AR. 3 brothers Louie Ashcraft, Hermitage, AR., Charles Ashcraft, Monticello, AR., John William Ashcraft, Warren, AR. 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 3:30 p.m. Friday January 11, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Paul Wooley and Rev. Felton Savage officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Melvin Mills. Burial was in Adams-Singer Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Benny Braswell, Bo Braswell, Tommy Joe Ashcraft, Ray Chapman, Byron Oelsen and Wesley Ashcraft. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. David Foscue, Fred Newton, Sonny Newton, Ray Chapman, Ronnie Isom and Jerry Castleberry.



Name: Bill and Angela Dawson
Message: Sharon, We are praying for you and your family. So sorry to hear of the passing of your Daddy. We are here if you need anything.

Name: Sherry & Steve Rand
Message: Mrs Carolyn & family, we are so sorry to hear of Mr. Alfred passing. He was a good man and always made me smile anytime I saw him. you are all in my prayers.

Name: Neil and Regina St. John
Message: Carolyn Jane, Bonnie, Brenda, Wayne, Sharon, and family--Neil and I were so sorry to hear of Alfred's passing. Often, he would stop by Dad's house to visit when we were down each year over the holidays. We always enjoyed those visits; he would, of course, talk about you all, catch us up on community news, and almost always make us laugh. I know that you will miss him. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Jacqualin McDougaldJohnson
Message: Thinking of you, Carolyn Jane,and your family.

Name: Carolyn Curry
Message: To my Alfred's family, He was a good friend and customer of Warren Bank for many years; we will miss his smile and easy-going personality.

Name: Virginia Loomis Burks
Message: Carolyn, Bonnie and family, sorry for your loss. Praying for God to give each of you strenght, hope and comfort in the days ahead.

Name: Wilson and Linda Richards
Message: Very sorry for your loss. We are praying for your family, at this difficult time.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: We are so sorry for your loss but Heaven is a brighter place with him up there. You all are in our prayers. Love ya'll

Name: Jody and Sandra Rawls
Message: We are so sorry for your loss.I know he will be missed by all.

Name: Melinda, Billy, & Jennifer Murphy
Message: Sharon, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Father. Heaven has gained another angel. He is in no pain anymore. You and your family are in our prayers.

Name: Katherine Mitchell
Message: Bonnie. We are so sorry about your Dad!s death. We will be thinking about you and Carolyn.

Name: Karen McDougald
Message: Ms.Carolyn & Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you all are in my prayers. God please wrap your arms tightly around this family and comfort them during this time of sorrow.


Name: JP & Sheila McVay
Message: So sorry for your loss we will be praying for you and your family.

Name: marie taylor robinson
Message: Thanks for all the child hood memories when I was staying across the highway at Mammaw and pappaws. I think I stayed with ya'll more than I did with them. Love ya'll. Marie.

Name: marie taylor robinson
Message: The whole family is in my whole families thoughts and prayers.

Name: Rosemary MCDaniel
Message: Mrs.Carolyn so sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you.I know what your going through im just lost my husband Monday,

Name: Tammy Hensley

Name: Melissa Smith
Message: I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was a great guy & one of my favorite customers to come in mad butcher. He will be missed.

Name: Heather Perry
Message: I'm just now hearing of Mr. Ashcraft's passing. He was such a sweet man. Praying for Mrs. Carolyn and the family during this time.