Daniel "Sonny" Rawls Obituary:
Funeral Date: 8/4/2006
Daniel “Sonny” Rawls, age 60, of New Edinburg, AR. died Wednesday August 2, at Dallas County Hospital in Fordyce, AR. Born June 25, 1946 in the Valley Community of Drew County, AR. a son of the late Louie William Rawls and Retha Lavorn Cox Rawls he was a life long logger, an employee of 18 years with L & P Logging, and a member Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. Also, preceding him in death was a grandchild Robert Davis. Survivors are his wife Wilma Parker Rawls whom he married October 23, 1970. 3 sons Steven Lavon Rawls and spouse Marilyn, Michael Wayne Rawls and spouse Kelly, Christopher Shane Rawls and spouse Brenda all of Hermitage, AR. 1 daughter Charlsie Bates and spouse Jim of Monticello, AR. 1 brother Jody Rawls and spouse Sandra of Warren, AR. 2 sisters Yvonne McKinstry and spouse Charles of Corinth, AR. Elaine Sandridge and spouse Timmy of Warren, AR. 6 grandchildren Marly Rawls and Myla Rawls both of Hermitage, AR. Hannah Davis and Jimmy Davis both of Monticello, AR. Jay Lephiew of Hermitage, AR. and Trent Kelly of Little Rock, AR. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Friday August 4, Frazer’s Chapel with Reverend Billy Wilson and Reverend Victor Hunter officiating. Active pallbearers were Jimmy Davis, Marshall Wilson, Jeff Woodall, Jeff Brown, Tommy Green and Keith Sandridge. Honorary Pallbearers were Dennie Parker, Damon Parker, Buddy Parker, Dr. James Marsh, Randy Rawls, Johnny Green, James Shepherd, Billy Hudson and Robert Harton. Karen Thompson and Tommy Green were the soloist’s. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.