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Claudia Crain, 80, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30. She was born Nov. 11, 1930, in Hopper.
A long-time resident of Benton, Mrs. Crain worked at Rexall Drug Store and Kroger Delicatessen. She was a member of Northside Church of Christ in Benton.
Mrs. Crain was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Crain; her parents, Claude and Roxie Coffman; four brothers, Winfred Coffman, W.K. Coffman, Glen Coffman, and Billy Coffman; and two sisters, Geneva West and Bernice McKnight.
She is survived by a brother, Carl Coffman and wife Barbara of Benton; a sister, Lucy Friend and husband Don of Hot Springs; two daughters, Debbie Nielsen and husband Doug and Cheryl Reeves of Benton; a granddaughter, Katie Nielsen of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., at Morning Star Cemetery in Hot Springs. Joel Lewis will officiate.