Mrs. Elsie Stanley Allison, 80, of Mayflower, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
Mrs. Allison was a native of Ashley County and a resident of Mayflower since 1979. She graduated from Fountain Hill High School in 1950.
She worked for Safeway/Harvest Foods for 30 years and she was a member of the Arkansas Association of Business Women, a member of the Eden Baptist Church and an avid Razorback fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Quentin Lester Allison, in 1986; her parents, Elmer and Eva Agnes Bolin Stanley; a son-in-law, Bob Cockerham Sr.; and a great-granddaughter, Caroline Wilson.
She is survived by her children, Steve Allison and wife Kathy, of Lowell, Stan Allison and wife Robin, of Bella Vista, Ted Allison of Benton, Randy Allison and wife Cheryl, of Bryant and Nancy Cockerham of Mayflower; three brothers, Glendol Stanley and wife Mary of Beekman, Louisiana, Roma Carroll Stanley and wife Mary Carolyn of Fountain Hill, Hershal Stanley and wife Margie of Mayflower; two sisters, Judy Mace and husband Jerry of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Dianne Stephenson and husband Glynn of Lufkin, Texas; 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at Eden Cemetery with Bobby Cockerham Jr. officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the home of Randy Allison, 4103 Millbrook Drive, Bryant, AR 72002.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eden Baptist Church, 3748 Highway 133 North, Hamburg, AR 71646.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online guest book: www.jones-hartshorn.com.