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Winifred Nadine (Stephens) Crotts

September 2, 1927 — December 12, 2021

Winifred Nadine (Stephens) Crotts,94, of Viola, Arkansas passed from this life Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Salem, Arkansas. Winifred was born September 2, 1927, to Robert E. Stephens and Gracie L. (Shoemate) Stephens in Elizabeth, Arkansas.

Winifred was united in marriage to James “Buck” Ivan Crotts at Viola, Arkansas on August 8, 1948 and to this union two daughters were born. Winifred spent her working years as a homemaker and a farmer and was a member of the Elizabeth Church of Christ in Elizabeth, Arkansas. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, and friend.

Winifred leaves to mourn her passing two daughters, Linda Hickman and husband Cleo of Viola, Arkansas and Marilyn Sikes and husband James of Viola, Arkansas; four grandchildren, Tony Hickman (Diana), Michael Hickman (Amanda), Amanda Sanders (Greg), and Garrett Sikes (Sarah); eleven great grandchildren, T.J. Hickman (Stacie), Wyatt Hickman, Lincoln Hickman, Rhett Hickman, Emily Biard (Dylan), Taylor Stills, Zane Sanders, Zeke Sanders, Zack Sanders, Jackson Sikes, Carmen Pasaillas (Ruben); four great great grandchildren, Tanner Hickman, Baylor Hickman, Audrey Comstock, and Penelope Pasaillas; three sisters, Betty James (Jake) of Elizabeth, Arkansas, Pat Robbins (Cotton) of Elizabeth, Arkansas, and Carol Richardson (Kenneth) of Mountain Home, Arkansas; many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and three sisters (Annetta Stephens, Shirley Stephens, and Allene James).

Funeral Services will be 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at the Elizabeth Church of Christ in Elizabeth, Arkansas with Bro. Hank Lawrence officiating. Interment will be in the Byron Cemetery in Byron, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Tony Hickman, Garrett Sikes, Wyatt Hickman, T.J. Hickman, Jackson Sikes, Lincoln Hickman, Michael Hickman, Zeke Sanders, and Rhett Hickman. Honorary pallbearers are Zane Sanders, Baylor Hickman, Zack Sanders, and Tanner Hickman. Memorials may be made to the Paragould Children’s Home in Paragould, Arkansas.  Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. 

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Elizabeth Church of Christ

, Elizabeth, AR 72531

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Byron Cemetery

, AR 72576

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