Lillian Murlene Barrett Degges
Funeral Date: 10/29/2016

Lillian Murlene Barrett Degges, age 84, of Warren, AR, died Wednesday, October 26, at Katherineís Place in Fayetteville, AR. Born November 13, 1931, in Star City, AR, a daughter of the late Joseph Russell Barrett and Ruby Irene Bush Barrett she was a retired school teacher at Eastside Elementary in Warren, AR. Murlene was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and the widow of Leslie Edward Degges who died February 13, 2004. They were united in marriage July 23, 1955. Also preceding her in death was a brother Charles Wayne Barrett and a sister Mary Eloise Barrett. Survivors are one son Dr. Russell Degges and spouse Rita of Jonesboro, AR. One daughter Cheryl Rose and spouse David of Farmington, AR. Two brothers Herbert Lee Barrett of Warren, AR, and Leon Ray Barrett of Sunnyvale, CA. One sister Eula Lucille Richardson of Fayetteville, AR. Three grandchildren Amber Squire and spouse Sean of Prairie Grove, AR, Matthew Degges of Los Angeles, CA, and Mark Degges and spouse Amanda of Tulsa, OK. Three great-grandchildren Brielle Squire, Ellasyn Squire, and Toby Squire. Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Craig Jenkins officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dr. Russell Degges, Matthew Degges, Mark Degges, Sean Squire, David Rose, Herbert Lee Barrett and Leon Ray Barrett. Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Baptist Church; 701 West Pine Street; Warren, AR, 71671.



Name: Tim Parker
Message: This was such a nice lady and my third grade teacher. My thoughts go out to her family in this time of sadness. Tim Parker

Name: Paul & Becky Gannaway
Message: Sweet lady, much loved teacher.

Name: Paula (Johnson)Tooke
Message: Cheryl & Family: So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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

Name: WHS Class of 1972
Message: Keeping the family in our hearts and prayers. She was such a special teacher, mentor and friend.

Name: Charre Todd
Message: I loved my precious Aunt and I am sorry we lost touch these last few years. My prayers are with the family.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: My deepest sympathy to the family of this sweet lady. I got to know her when I worked for her CPA. She was a treasure.

Name: Robert Anderson
Message: Kaye and I send our sympathies for your loss.May God`s peace surround you.

Message: HERBERT, I am so sorry to hear about the lost of Mrs. Degges. I will be praying for all of her families.

Message: Class 1962

Name: Nancy Barron
Message: So sorry for your loss, Lou talked about Murlene with so much love, may she rest in peace in the arms of our Lord

Name: Mark Deal
Message: Cheryl and Rusty, so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Emily Lasiter

Name: Patti and Donnie Bryant

Name: Gretchen Hargis Peacock
Message: I was privileged to have Miss Daggs as my third-grade teacher. She was such a kind and gentle soul. My prayers are with you Rusty and Cheryl

Name: June & Jackie West
Message: We are so sad about your mother. We loved her. She was a very nice lady.

Name: Faye and Karen Degges
Message: Deepest sympathy for the loss of a lovely lady who was dedicated to her family. Our prayers are with Cheryl and Russell at the loss of their mother.

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney

Name: Julia Ferrell Harris
Message: Mrs. Deggs was a wonderful lady and an awesome teacher! Prayers for the family as you adjust to a new normal. I know I will see her on the streets of gold!

Name: Learnet Daniels
Message: My third grade teacher.... Sending prayers to her family.....

Name: Judy Richard Cox
Message: I loved Mrs. Degges, she was an excellent teacher and even better person!